SEC=UNCLASSIFIED - RE: Community Council meeting 6 dec 2005

Stoffers, Robert LAC Robert.Stoffers at
Thu Dec 8 23:04:35 GMT 2005

> > It is clear that the CC has little knowledge of how the forums work and
> > that this needs to change.
> That certainly is part of th problem. Another part is that some people,
> who may or may not be Forum admins, seem to think that the CoC does
> not apply to them.

>Some extremely good progress is being made on this issue, in fact it
>seems to me that a CC meeting is unlikely to be necessary to resolve it.

I like the proposal of a "resolution centre" in the first instance then escalated to the CC if needed. It is also a good thing to see that deleting posts will be frond upon, but is there a link to the forum guidelines? I think a link to the guidelines needs to be placed in the top or bottom banner so it is easily accessible for all, but other then that I am happy with this outcome. I hope they choose to base the new guidelines off the Ubuntu CoC and use the CoC as a fall back in the wording of them.

I still maintain my position that the forum administrators need to be an official team, and that at least the core people responsible for the forums need to have at least signed the CoC. I would also like to see the forums moved to an open source solution (but I understand the difficulties in doing such a thing), and I would like to see pointing to the forums.

rob1 AT 

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