I trust Matz to make the correct decision for the community and I will
abide by whatever he chooses to do. I implore others to take a similar
stance, especially after a decision has been made.

On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 12:29 AM, <shevegen / gmail.com> wrote:

> Issue #12004 has been updated by Robert A. Heiler.
>
>
> Hmm I was wanting to write a long reply just now about how I dislike this
> code of conduct, but then I read that the current variant was not approved
> nor would be fitting to ruby or the ruby philosophy, so it was kind of moot
> to reply a lot to it. :)
>
> (Although I have some questions about claims such as "Since it came from
> and
> has been so widely adopted by the Ruby community" since I did not see any
> statistical and unbiased analysis for such a claim.)
>
> People are different. Matz always said so too, including the design and
> philosophy of ruby - there is more than one way to do it also means that
> there is more than one way to use ruby. Any code of conduct that would or
> would
> not be chosen, should also reflect that. The above code proposal is not
> good
> for many reasons, it is very vague such as "Other unethical or
> unprofessional
> conduct" because who defines what is a "professional conduct"? People are
> different, cultures are different. The main focus of proposals but also
> contributions should be on technical aspects. Is this or that change good?
> What are the trade offs and side effects? Is the documentation useful?
> Which
> changes should happen next to ruby? And so on and so forth.
>
> One of the best changes to ruby in the last two years was the "did you
> mean"
> gem. I am a big fan. It may not appear huge, but it's simply awesome. It
> is about the human aspect too. And it did not need a code of conduct - good
> ideas can happen from anywhere, all the time.
>
> ----------------------------------------
> Misc #12004: Code of Conduct
> https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/12004#change-56579
>
> * Author: Coraline Ada Ehmke
> * Status: Assigned
> * Priority: Normal
> * Assignee: Yukihiro Matsumoto
> ----------------------------------------
> I am the creator of the Contributor Covenant, a code of conduct for Open
> Source projects. At last count there are over 13,000 projects on Github
> that have adopted it. This past year saw adoption of Contributor Covenant
> by a lot of very large, very visible projects, including Rails, Github's
> Atom text editor, Angular JS, bundler, curl, diaspora, discourse, Eclipse,
> rspec, shoes, and rvm. The bundler team made code of conduct integration an
> option in the gem creation workflow, putting it on par with license
> selection. Many open source language communities have already adopted the
> code of conduct, including Elixir, Mono, the .NET foundation, F#, and
> Apple's Swift. RubyTogether also adopted a policy to only fund Ruby
> projects that had a solid code of conduct in place.
>
> Right now in the PHP community there is a healthy debate about adopting
> the Contributor Covenant. Since it came from and has been so widely adopted
> by the Ruby community at large, I think it's time that we consider adopting
> it for the core Ruby language as well.
>
> Our community prides itself on niceness. What a code of conduct does is
> define what we mean by nice. It states clearly that we value openness,
> courtesy, and compassion. That we care about and want contributions from
> people who may be different from us. That we pledge to respect all
> contributors regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, or other
> factors. And it makes it clear that we are prepared to follow through on
> these values with action when and if an incident arises.
>
> I'm asking that we join with the larger Ruby community in supporting the
> adoption of the Contributor Covenant for the Ruby language. I think that
> this will be an important step forward and will ensure the continued
> welcoming and supportive environment around Ruby. You can read the full
> text of the Contributor Covenant at
> http://contributor-covenant.org/version/1/3/0/ and learn more at
> http://contributor-covenant.org/.
>
> Thanks for your consideration and I look forward to hearing your thoughts.
>
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