[Foundation-l] Do we need a Code of Participation?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 13:42:06 UTC 2007

On 06/11/2007, Marc Riddell <michaeldavid86 at comcast.net> wrote:

> It is time for the Projects to grow out of adolescence. And substituting
> "dick" for "jerk" is merely a sign that we are standing still.

In the original meta page, "dick" was already a euphemism for "fuckhead" ...

Nevertheless, "don't be a dick" (in whatever form) is the basic rule
of all social spaces; all other rules are local commentary. If we can
just say that in some form, it'll hopefully save some work in dealing
with the creatively dickish.

- d.

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