[Mageia-dev] [135989]

andre999 andre999.mga at laposte.net
Tue Aug 30 23:23:54 CEST 2011

Marja van Waes a écrit :
> Op 30-08-11 16:05, Florian Hubold schreef:
>> Am 30.08.2011 15:57, schrieb Michael Scherer:
>>> Le mardi 30 août 2011 à 15:47 +0200, Florian Hubold a écrit :
>>>> Am 30.08.2011 12:56, schrieb John Balcaen:
>>>>> 2011/8/29 Zé<mmodem00 at gmail.com>:
>>>> Guys, could you please chill down a bit?
>>>> Seems this whole problem is about miscommunication
>>>> and also about wrong attitude. Could you please discuss
>>>> this first in private one-on-one, and if this is not sufficient
>>>> then contact someone else to help you or in the worst
>>>> case, contact the Council if you don't get this conflict solved?
>>> They did discuss in private chat, and also contacted someone to step and
>>> help.
>> Well an open discussion on a public mailing list raises awareness
>> on the conflict, but will it help in solving it? IMHO not. So what now?
> This open discussion might even make things worse, because it arouses
> people and makes some people want to do something about the situation
> which, without enough knowledge, is a dangerous thing to do (Alas! I did
> send mails to Zé and Mikala, trying to help but probably doing the
> opposite).
> At the same time, I think a hidden conflict does more harm than one
> everybody knows about.
> Besides, I think it is good to be aware that conflicts do arise, and
> even arise in wonderful environments where a lot of nice people are
> committing themselves to a great purpose without any financial profit in
> return.
> What do you think about making a how-to about how to prevent conflicts?
> Or a check list for steps to be taken when a conflict does arise? There
> must be a lot of knowledge on these subjects within the Mageia
> community. Most of us, if not all, have prevented and solved conflicts,
> we only need to share our experience and knowledge.

A how-to (wiki page?) on dealing with conflicts sounds like a good idea.
Although conflicts are inevitable as you say, I think it is important to avoid 
them getting personal (in terms of blame), and also that we don't start working 
at cross purposes.
At the end of the road, for any group of intelligent people working together, 
there has to be some compromise for things to advance.
Which is hopefully what we all want for Mageia.

My 2 cents :)

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