[License-discuss] List moderation and CoC enforcement [was Re: proposal for revising (and making relevant) the code of conduct]

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Sun Jan 6 03:31:29 UTC 2013

On Sat, Jan 5, 2013 at 7:23 PM, John Cowan <cowan at mercury.ccil.org> wrote:
> Luis Villa scripsit:
>> * *Direct contact*: it is always appropriate to email a list member,
>> mention that you think their behavior was out of line, and (if
>> necessary) point them to this document.
>> * *On-list*: discussing conduct on-list, either as part of another
>> message or as a standalone thread, is always acceptable. Note, though,
>> that approaching the person directly can be better, as it tends to
>> make them less defensive, and it respects the time of other list
>> members, so you probably want to try direct contact first.
>> * *Moderators*: You can reach the moderators (Luis Villa and Karl
>> Fogel) through the addresses they use for on-list communication, or
>> through [link].
> I would like the "direct contact" option placed third and last, where
> hopefully most people will not even reach it.

Why? I've used it several times to great effect.


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