[UbuntuWomen] Ubuntu-women IRC channel discussion

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Wed Jan 6 18:38:37 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 12:54, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> The consideration is where we draw the line, currently "No Logging"
> means that there is a trust within the team that logs (outside of
> meetings, as meetings are explicitly logged) will not be shared with
> 3rd parties, if logs are shared - even sections of them, it breaches
> this trust.

I'm confused. So just to understand, is this in reference to the #uw
channel or the second #uw-offtopic which (iirc) was also going to be

> So the question is how to write rules around this. Do we just make
> everything public? Or do we require any shared log snippits be
> approved by all parties involved in the discussion? Or do we say that

IMHO, this would involve additional overheads and even volunteers will
very quickly tire out of too many hoops to jump through.

> team members are allowed to share logs, but only to a certain
> to-be-defined set of criteria? Perhaps we provide a private repository
> where logs are stored and only share the password for accessing these
> to team members? How do we define "team members"?

good question.

> We are both a project channel and a social channel that serves the
> goals of the project through this socialization (being social there
> has helped a lot of women become more comfortable with being social
> elsewhere in the project). The project discussion is important and
> probably should be shared, but one can argue that socialization
> probably shouldn't be.

Another point that i'd like to raise, Men also socialize online but
when women do it, there is a perceptional difference in some peoples
minds. I'm no psycologist, but it seems like a cognitive bias if this

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