I may have inadvertently logged a pull request when I made some minor edits to you changes:
First off, kcoyle++. I like the rethinking of the focus of the document. I added a missing work and tweaked a few other words. The pull request has some other discussion about removing the list of potential sanctions; I don't know if that was intentional or not, but I think putting the list of sanctions at the end would be helpful.
On Dec 2, 2012, at 11:15 AM, Karen Coyle <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I did a somewhat radical edit of the policy. To me it sounded
> heavy-handed, and I didn't think that we needed such in our community. I
> also want to distinguish between "bloopers" that need correction and
> active harassment. A lot of discriminatory language is unconscious but
> still should be gently corrected. 
> I also don't think that these are "rules" -- a policy is a policy, and I
> think rules is too strong a term.
> Because of the amount that I changed (and because I really wasn't sure
> what would happen when I hit "save") these changes are still in my "fork":
> Let me know if I should commit it (and I'm assuming that's just a matter
> of hitting the "commit" button).
>  It's from the 90's, but http://kcoyle.net/howhard.html has many examples
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