Concerning our new Code of Conduct...

Erich Dollansky erich at
Fri Jul 17 08:28:56 UTC 2015


On Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:37:17 +0000 (UTC)
Apostolic Seeker via freebsd-advocacy <freebsd-advocacy at>

> Last year, during my transition away from Windows, having heard
> recommendations for both FreeBSD and Linux, I found myselfblocked
> from many Twitter accounts. After some research and asking around, it
> turned out I was on a blacklist simply for interacting with "wrong
> people" on Twitter. This lead back to a representative of FreeBSD,
> "FreeBSDGirl", and that she was supported by your developers.  She
> was rather verbally aggressive when I reached out to her. Because of
> this negative experience, I opted not to try FreeBSD and installed
> Linux, which I have now been using for almost a year.
> I have long since removed my Twitter account, leaving me able to see
> beyond the blacklist again. I see this person, now "Randi Lee
> Harper", speaking of a code of conduct on Twitter. I cannot
> understand why her behavior is tolerated, and find myself unable to
> reconcile this with the high praises I have heard of FreeBSD, and
> with a code of conduct.
sounds like the good, old Blockwarts are back in town.


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