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[Python-Dev] Friendly reminder: be kind to one another

This is missing a bit of context.  Is this about python-dev?  Some
other ML?



On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 02:16:14 +0000
Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> Over the last 3 days I have had two situations come up where I was asked
> for my opinion in regards to possible CoC violations. I just wanted to take
> this opportunity to remind everyone that open source does not work if we
> are not open, considerate, and respectful to one another (which also
> happens to be the PSF CoC that we are all expected to follow when working
> on Python). When we stop being kind to each other is when open source falls
> apart because it drives people away, and for a project that is driven by
> volunteers like Python that will be what ends this project (not to say
> people should be rude to corporate open source projects, but they can
> simply choose to switch to a core dump approach of open source).
> I gave a talk at PyCascades this past week on setting expectations for open
> source participation: https://youtu.be/HiWfqMbJ3_8?t=7m24s . I had at least
> one person who was upset about no one getting to their pull request quickly
> come up to me afterwards and apologize for ever feeling that way after
> watching my talk, so do please watch it if you have ever felt angry at an
> open source maintainer or contributor to help keep things in perspective.
> I also wanted to say that I think core developers should work extra hard to
> be kind as we help set the tone for this project which can leak into the
> broader community. People with commit privileges are not beyond rebuke and
> so people should never feel they are not justified speaking up when they
> feel a core developer has been rude to them.
> Anyway, the key point is to remember is that people are what make this
> project and community work, so please make sure that you do what you can to
> keep people wanting to participate.