LXer: Is a code of conduct vital to the success of an open source community?

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Late last month, the Debian project voted to adopt a community code of conduct, a set of guidelines for acceptable participation in its official communication channels. Members agreed to abide by the following principles:Be respectfulAssume good faithBe collaborativeTry to be conciseBe openThe project also cemented a formal process for altering the code: only a vote from the Debian general assembly can amend the community's code of conduct.read more Read More... (HowTos)