[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] FYI: Landing the initial draft for an LLVM Code of Conduct

Robinson, Paul via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jun 30 14:45:20 PDT 2016

I expect Rafael's concern is because the code also says:

In addition, violations of this code outside these spaces may, in rare
cases, affect a person's ability to participate within them.

So it can apply outside spaces explicitly sponsored by LLVM, in undefined circumstances.

From: cfe-dev [mailto:cfe-dev-bounces at lists.llvm.org] On Behalf Of Daniel Berlin via cfe-dev
Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2016 1:37 PM
To: Rafael Espíndola
Cc: llvm-dev; cfe-dev; openmp-dev (openmp-dev at lists.llvm.org); LLDB
Subject: Re: [cfe-dev] [llvm-dev] FYI: Landing the initial draft for an LLVM Code of Conduct

On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 1:23 PM, Rafael Espíndola <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org<mailto:llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>> wrote:
I am strongly opposed to it as it stands.

Who decided this and with what authority? As written the code of
conduct tries restrict the acceptable opinions one may voice even in
channels not related to llvm at all.
errr, it says:
"This code of conduct applies to all spaces managed by the LLVM project or The
LLVM Foundation. This includes IRC channels, mailing lists, bug trackers, LLVM
vents such as the developer meetings and socials, and any other forums created
by the project that the community uses for communication. "

How does this cover channels not related to llvm?

With this in place I will not consider myself a member of the llvm
community anymore and would be terrified to interact with another llvm
developer in a social setting.

That would be sad, but i guess i'm not sure what is causing that. Is it that there is discretion in there that you are afraid may apply to you if taken to some extreme?


On 30 June 2016 at 14:55, Chandler Carruth via cfe-dev
<cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org<mailto:cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org>> wrote:
> Hello folks,
> As mentioned some time ago[1], we’ve had a long (looooooong) series of
> discussions about establishing a code-of-conduct for the LLVM project as a
> whole over on the llvm-dev thread and the http://reviews.llvm.org/D13741
> code review.
> The discussion has largely died down for some time, and towards the end
> there has been pretty wide support for the draft wording we have now. It
> isn’t perfect, and there are still some important questions around forming
> the advisory committee to handle reporting, but I think the wording is at a
> good point of compromise in a challenging area.
> Based on the support, I’m going to land the patch that adds the draft. I’m
> hoping this will immediately provide good advice and guidance, and I’m
> hoping to see motion on setting up a reasonable advisory committee and
> resolving any issues around reporting so we can make this an official part
> of the community.
> I sending this as a heads up so folks are aware, not to start a new
> discussion thread. There are existing discussion threads[2] on llvm-dev if
> folks want to join in active discussion or we can start fresh ones, but I
> would encourage people to carefully read the discussion that has already
> taken place to avoid revisiting areas that have already been heavily
> discussed.
> Also, many thanks to the folks who provided all their opinions on the
> mailing list threads and in person in long discussions about this topic.
> Thanks,
> -Chandler
> [1]: Prior announcements:
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2015-October/091218.html
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/cfe-dev/2015-October/045460.html
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/lldb-dev/2015-October/008530.html
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/openmp-dev/2015-October/000954.html
> [2]: Existing threads:
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2015-October/091218.html
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2016-May/099120.html
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-commits/Week-of-Mon-20151019/307070.html
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