[llvm-dev] RFC: Second draft of an LLVM Community Code of Conduct

Philip Reames via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Oct 14 14:03:45 PDT 2015

On 10/14/2015 01:57 PM, Chandler Carruth via llvm-dev wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 1:50 PM Rafael EspĂ­ndola 
> <rafael.espindola at gmail.com <mailto:rafael.espindola at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     > - Is this trying to change how the community behaves? I think
>     the resounding
>     > answer is no, this is very much meant to formalize the existing
>     extremely
>     > polite and respectful behavior that the LLVM community has had
>     for many
>     > years.
>     This is crucial IMHO as I am very happy with the current community.
>     Can it be included in the code of conduct itself?
> I don't think it makes sense for a document to say directly that it 
> isn't trying to change anything. Once it exists, there is no change to 
> speak of?
>     It is not clear from
>     the current wording.
> Hrm, I'm not sure how to make it more clear. I think the best way is 
> to get the wording to align with the general expectations of the 
> community. Do you have specific things that would help there? Here is 
> my best idea:
> It already states "We want to ensure that the LLVM community, while 
> large and diverse, remains welcoming and respectful to all 
> participants." which is trying to get at what you are saying Rafael 
> with the "remains". But I could imagine rewording it to make this more 
> obvious like so:
> "The LLVM community has always worked to be a welcoming and respectful 
> community, and we want to ensure that doesn't change as we grow larger 
> and more diverse."
> Better word smithing of this would be very welcome!
> -Chandler
> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org 
> http://lists.llvm.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/llvm-dev
Personally, I like both the spirit and wording of the proposed change.


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