[OSGeo-Discuss] Code of Conduct in Real Case

Ravi Kumar manarajahmundry2015 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 21:04:17 PDT 2015

Slide 6, may be removed and so is slide 20 (the girls group). Those
interested can always see them on the web. Slide 20 betrays a notion of
enticement, at a FOSS4G conference. This is strictly my personal opinion.
There are many good inviting slides to entice taste-buds.

On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 3:52 PM, Sanghee Shin <shshin at gaia3d.com> wrote:

> Dear All,
> It’s now time to apply OSGeo CoC(Code of Conduct)[0] in real case.
> I was asked to remove a few slides from my presentation "7 Reasons why you
> should come to FOSS4G 2015 Seoul”[1], which is at the main page of FOSS4G
> Seoul, as being possibly offensive to women. Specifically to say, slide #6
> (nude female in painting) and slide #20 (row of female models) are those
> controversial ones.
> I refused this asking immediately because I don’t believe my presentation
> breach the OSGeo CoC and I don’t agree with that view.
> However since this is not the first time asking me to remove those slides
> from my presentation and OSGeo now have CoC, I think we’d better discuss
> this issue more openly to reach conclusions.
> I might be wrong and I’d like to hear other people’s opinion on this from
> all around the world. Also I expect Conference Committee’s input as well,
> because this is the matter of OSGeo conference.
> I’m open to remove/amend/keep those slides after hearing other people’s
> opinions on this. Also I believe it’ll be a great chance for OSGeo to learn
> how to apply CoC in real cases.
> *Sidenote for defending myself:
> - Slide #6 is the part of Salvador Dali’s well known painting named
> “Lincoln in Dalivision”[2]
> - Slide #20 is the picture of famous girl group, Girls’
> Generation(SNSD)[3], which I believe as symbolic icon of wide spread of
> Korean culture(K-Culture) in/around Asia.
> All the best,
> Sanghee
> [0]http://www.osgeo.org/code_of_conduct
> [1]http://2015.foss4g.org
> [2]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_in_Dalivision
> [3]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girls%27_Generation
> ---
> Sanghee Shin, Chair of FOSS4G 2015 Seoul
> "Toward Diversity! FOSS4G Bigbang from Seoul!"
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