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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..."

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