Unverified Commit f7d88bea authored by Jakub Klinkovský's avatar Jakub Klinkovský
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Code of conduct: remove some instances of unnecessary words "strictly" and "please"

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......@@ -78,39 +78,38 @@ Trolls can be deceitful and frequently use indirect expressions of hostility thr
and implicit messages as a method of covertly insulting, intimidating, or inciting a person or
persons for their own sadistic pleasure. They often pick their words very carefully and are
therefore able to defend their masked attempts at creating unrest, redirecting the blame onto the
community and its supposed failure to understand them properly. Trolling is strictly prohibited.
community and its supposed failure to understand them properly. Trolling is prohibited.
#### Do not flame
Flaming, in the most common sense definition, is directing negative, disrespectful, and/or
insulting comments toward someone. An equally or more negative response, resulting in a cycling
exchange of insults is often the consequence. Flaming fellow members (including the Arch team) will
not be tolerated. Please avoid personal insults and sarcastic or patronizing language.
_Discussions can be productive, but quarreling is always destructive._
not be tolerated. Avoid personal insults and sarcastic or patronizing language. _Discussions can
be productive, but quarreling is always destructive._
#### Be responsible
If an interpersonal issue arises, please be open-minded to the possibility that your behaviour or
intent, actual or perceived, may have contributed to the problem. Arch Linux users are encouraged
to cultivate self awareness and remain peaceable toward their peers. Taking responsibility for our
If an interpersonal issue arises, be open-minded to the possibility that your behaviour or intent,
actual or perceived, may have contributed to the problem. Arch Linux users are encouraged to
cultivate self awareness and remain peaceable toward their peers. Taking responsibility for our
actions is often a good first step toward a peaceful reconciliation.
#### Member accounts
Please limit your fora membership to one account only. Having multiple accounts is an unnecessary
use of resources. Further, it may be interpreted as trolling behaviour.
Limit your fora membership to one account only. Having multiple accounts is an unnecessary use of
resources. Further, it may be interpreted as trolling behaviour.
Any form of [sockpuppetry](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sockpuppet_(Internet)) or impersonation is
strictly prohibited.
prohibited.
### Legality
#### Criminal solicitation
[Criminal solicitation](https://definitions.uslegal.com/c/criminal-solicitation/) is strictly
forbidden in this community. In this context, "criminal solicitation" shall mean, "To actively or
implicitly facilitate, incite, move, or persuade others to some act of lawlessness or illegal
activity."
[Criminal solicitation](https://definitions.uslegal.com/c/criminal-solicitation/) is forbidden in
this community. In this context, "criminal solicitation" shall mean, "To actively or implicitly
facilitate, incite, move, or persuade others to some act of lawlessness or illegal activity."
Therefore do not post discussions which demonstrate, or link to, criminal solicitation in any form.
This includes, but is not limited to information or links to facilitate illegal drug use, theft,
......@@ -181,10 +180,9 @@ Furthermore, questioning or discussing the methods used by the Arch Linux develo
monitored closely and locked or removed _if deemed unhelpful and/or unproductive_. Harsh,
unproductive criticism is also uncalled for.
If you have a question regarding Arch development, please ensure that your topic poses a specific
question and be open-minded to responses. If possible, provide a solution or partial solution.
Submitting code and patches for discussion is always more pragmatic than asking others to do it for
you.
If you have a question regarding Arch development, ensure that your topic poses a specific question
and be open-minded to responses. If possible, provide a solution or partial solution. Submitting
code and patches for discussion is always more pragmatic than asking others to do it for you.
### Freedom
......@@ -254,14 +252,15 @@ Guidelines specific to the [Arch forums](https://bbs.archlinux.org/).
#### Pasting pictures and code
Please use [code] tags when pasting console snippets. Please use a [pastebin client](
Use [code] tags when pasting console snippets. Use a [pastebin client](
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/List_of_applications#Pastebin_clients) when posting large
amounts of code. Do __not__ use [pastebin.com](http://pastebin.com/)—it is blocked for some users
and has a history of annoying issues (JavaScript, adverts, poor formatting, etc). For non-English
locale users: Please prepend `LC_ALL=C` to posted commands so that the output will be in English.
Do not post full screen pictures; use links to the images instead, optionally with thumbnails. Any
image with dimensions greater than 250×250px or over 50 KiB in size will be removed. Do __not__
post screenshots of text output; post [the actual text](
and has a history of annoying issues (JavaScript, adverts, poor formatting, etc).
For non-English locale users: Prepend `LC_ALL=C` to posted commands so that the output will be in
English. Do not post full screen pictures; use links to the images instead, optionally with
thumbnails. Any image with dimensions greater than 250×250px or over 50 KiB in size will be
removed. Do __not__ post screenshots of text output; post [the actual text](
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Copying_text_from_a_terminal).
#### Life is a two-way street
......@@ -368,8 +367,8 @@ all of the redundant material and just reply to the relevant quoted material.
#### Plain text
Plain text is the Unix and email standard. HTML is unnecessary and, for those using command line
clients, unwelcome. Please keep your line lengths reasonable: 72 characters is considered the
default to wrap at.
clients, unwelcome. Keep your line lengths reasonable: 72 characters is considered the default to
wrap at.
### AUR
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