Linux.com: Gentoo Attempts to Deal with Developer Conflicts
Mar 27, 2007, 14:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)
"Earlier this month, Slashdot posted a piece asking whether the
Gentoo project is in 'crisis.' The project has responded to the
issues discussed in the posting, in part, by adopting a Code of
Conduct (CoC), with 'proctors' who will address breaches of the
CoC. So far, that move seems of limited worth.
"The CoC codifies 'unacceptable behavior,' including flaming,
trolling, being judgmental, or 'constantly purveying
misinformation.' The proctors can decide whether disciplinary
action is called for, with punitive measures ranging from warnings
to revocation of a person's developer privileges..."