[OSGeo-Conf] OSGeo Code of Conduct, version 1.0rc1
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Tue May 12 14:31:26 PDT 2015
Following on from the IRC meeting today,
It was agreed by all participants that the proposed Code of Conduct
should be adopted, with the following changes:
* A statement explaining how the CoC should be applied, as suggested by
Kristin Bott (below)
* Remove negative words from the Diversity Statement, as suggested by
* Move to a Code of Conduct URL (instead of Diversity URL)
I've addressed each of these into http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Code_Of_Conduct
Your suggested has been added as:
Can you please confirm that this addresses what you were thinking, or
suggest alternative wording.
Are there any further comments or suggestions before we ask the board to
On 13/05/2015 3:56 am, Kristin Bott wrote:
> Hi all,
> Apologies for my slow response -- Cameron, this looks good to me;
> thank you for the effort and time it took to put this together,
> including reaching out to a number of different people and
> incorporating their perspectives.
> I won't be able to make the related meeting, unfortunately. Thanks to
> all who are contributing to this effort.
> I note that there is no central / suggested / mandated way to
> publicize the CoC for a given event or group; this puts the onus on
> individual organizers / LOCs / etc to make the CoC visible and
> enforced. I look forward to seeing this (or a revision thereof) CoC
> featured as part of upcoming OSGeo events.
> cheers -
> - kristin
> On Sun, May 10, 2015 at 8:07 AM, Eli Adam <eadam at co.lincoln.or.us
> <mailto:eadam at co.lincoln.or.us>> wrote:
> Hi Cameron and all,
> On May 10, 2015 3:44 AM, "Cameron Shorter"
> <cameron.shorter at gmail.com <mailto:cameron.shorter at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > Members of the conference committee,
> Or anyone participating (but yes especially conference committee
> > I haven't heard anything positive or negative about the proposed OSGeo Code of Conduct , and only a
> couple of people planning to attend the IRC meeting to discuss it.
> > I'm hoping that is because interested people have read it, think
> it is acceptable, and don't have anything else to add?
> Yes for me but always interested in hearing from others.
> > If you have read the Code of Conduct, and think it is suitable to be applied to future OSGeo projects
> and FOSS4G events then please speak up with your support or
> recommended suggestions for changes.
> I think the we did a good job sorting through other comparable
> codes of conduct and finding where the best aspects came
> together. Cameron also did a lot to keep the conversation going
> and not getting too distracted with minor details. Cameron also
> did a lot to try and incorporate various disparate views which is
> not an easy task. Thanks for that.
> Best regards, Eli
> > Thanks in advance, Cameron
> > On 2/05/2015 9:03 am, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> >> All,
> >> There has been a lot of valuable discussion around the
> development of an OSGeo Code of Conduct / Diversity Statement
> earlier this year, mainly on the OSGeo Conference and OSGeo Board
> email lists.
> >> I've researched a number of prior Code of Conduct and Diversity
> Statements and combined with OSGeo participant comments to build a
> draft OSGeo Code of Conduct, along with references to prior
> material, comments, and a list of goals we want to achieve from
> such a document.
> >> I propose that we aim to finalise a 1.0 version of an OSGeo
> Code of Conduct/Diversity Statement and provide a recommendation
> for the next OSGeo board meeting on 21 May 2015.
> >> I've set up a Doodle Pole for an IRC meeting aimed at
> finalising this Code of Conduct 
> >> If you would like to contribute, please:
> >> 1. Read the draft code of conduct 
> >> 2. Provide comments either in the comments section on the wiki
>  or on the conference email list 
> >> 3. Register for  and then attend the IRC meeting 
> >>  http://doodle.com/k8bmu6e8kntht462
> >>  http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Diversity
> >>  http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Diversity#Community_Comments
> >>  http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/conference_dev
> >>  irc://freenode.net#osgeo <http://freenode.net#osgeo>
> >> Warm regards,
> > --
> > Cameron Shorter,
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