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Effective Community Behavior

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2009 10:53:27 -0400
Message-ID: <4A2D25E7.10907@digitalbazaar.com>
To: RDFa Developers <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, RDFa Discussion <public-rdfa@w3.org>
The list has been quiet for the past week, so this may be a good time to
 send this out, as it's not directed at anybody or any conversation that
we've been having.

The PURL/SIMILE websites provide a very good set of general guidelines
for communicating via a mailing list/IRC. Both RDFa mailing lists have
had a good track record of being kind and courteous places to learn and
ask questions. Most conflicts have been handled by community members in
a well-mannered, non-combative approach (thank you all for being nice on
both mailing lists!).

This page is by no means meant to be definitive - but may be helpful for
those joining an online community and communicating via a mailing list
for the first time:


It is linked off of the "Participate" page on the wiki:


-- manu

Manu Sporny
President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
blog: Admitting That Javascript was a Mistake
Received on Monday, 8 June 2009 14:54:02 UTC

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