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Re: (Ovid) Re: Development of the Perl Monks Code of Conduct

by Fastolfe (Vicar)
on Nov 22, 2000 at 22:07 UTC ( #42985=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to (Ovid) Re: Development of the Perl Monks Code of Conduct
in thread Development of the Perl Monks Code of Conduct

I would say "no logging", but how would we enforce it?

It's not practical to enforce it, so I say why bother? You can't control what people do with publicly available data on their PC, but you do have some say/rights in how they share that data with others. I think that's what we should focus on. Providing statistics from logged data is (in my opinion) perfectly OK.

No profanity directed at anyone

I think this could be summed up by saying "Be mature, no personal attacks against other people". Profanity directed at somebody is just an extension of name-calling. Severity of infraction is dependent upon severity of the attack. Profanity starts to move towards one extreme of that spectrum.

Don't use published code without citing it. -- Again, tough to enforce.

"Do not post copyrighted material without appropriate citation and/or permission from the author". You're right; this is largely an honor system thing, and you're also right in that many of us can spot Cookbook material pretty easily. It should be easy for us to then inform vroom or get the author to modify the node to include appropriate attribution. Aside from that, typical copyright stuff applies.

Aside from that, I agree complete with everything (well, almost everything ;) else!


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