[llvm-dev] Resuming the discussion of establishing an LLVM code of conduct

Chandler Carruth via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu May 5 11:48:08 PDT 2016

On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 11:42 AM C Bergström <cbergstrom at pathscale.com>

> On Fri, May 6, 2016 at 2:30 AM, Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 2:55 AM C Bergström <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Chandler - I do not want to derail, hijack or change the topic of this
> >> discussion - Would you be ok with me going into specific examples?
> >
> >
> > IMO, no, I don't think that would be a productive direction. I also
> suspect
> > it would have a high probability of (unintentionally) leading to exactly
> the
> > kinds of situations the code of conduct is designed to prevent.
> I'm on the fence if it could be productive..
> LOL - How could a thought-out and detailed explanation of real world
> circumstances lead to something so negative it would have to be
> moderated... (??puzzled??)

Some individuals involved in real world circumstances might not want them
to be publicly discussed in this manner. I have certainly been in
circumstances I wouldn't want to drag back through the mailing list.

> Under your regime - would I be forbidden from calling someone else out
> for generally being a bully or troll..

No, and there is *specific* wording in the reporting guide that makes this
quite clear I think. However, if you see any ways to improve it, I would
love to hear them.

> I'm still lost at what's really driving this.. *something* must have
> happened that prompted all this..

In my opinion, the community is growing and growing up. We need to take
some steps to ensure that our long standing tradition of professional and
polite behavior continues.
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