*Proposed* Openindiana Core Principles and Expectations - CPE (Code of Conduct)
should be used by community member as general collaborative principles, including community-defined communications channels (Mailing lists, IRC, submitted patches, commit comments, etc.).
Core principles and expectations for Openindiana contributors and community members:
- Respect and appreciate people's work, time, and effort.
- Tolerate the right to have different views.
- Recognize that your public actions determine the public perception of the project.
- Participate while on topic, with personal remarks being not on topic at all times.
- Interpret the words and actions of others, always assuming good intentions and providing good intentions.
- Learn from others, be positive and teach others what you have learned.
- Ask the community for confirmation of your actions and conclusions.
- Do everything in open, transparently discussing anything.
- Contribute in all ways, everyone can contribute.
- Maintain welcoming environment for new contributors and guide them in contributions. Take your time, more then you were given.
- No personal witch hunt, based on anything toward a person(s).
- Advocating unsubscribing, other person removal, restrictions, filtering or personal negative public announcements.
- Not recognizing critique as the source of inspiration to make Openindiana better.
Managing misuse escalation:
- Point new and existing community members to Openindiana principles and expectations.
- Inform and message community members to self-regulate it's own behavior.
- If you feel needed, consult others about ways of accepting new and modifying existing behavior of community members.
- If you find it important, contact per-groups maintainers, IRC Channel operators, Mailing list administrators, Web site maintainers, Wiki editors and Projects maintainers.