Re: Council policy proposal: withdrawing support from events

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On Thu, Jun 11, 2020 at 06:29:08PM -0400, Ben Cotton wrote:
> In response to ticket #299, the Fedora Council is considering the
> following policy addition:
> ###
> The Fedora Council may choose to withdraw Fedora's support from events
> or other activities that involve fiscal sponsorship or use of Fedora
> trademarks when it determines that participation is not in the
> interests of the Fedora Project. Decisions to withdraw support will be
> published in venues normally used for Council decisions. Deliberation
> and reasoning for the decision should be public to the extent
> possible. The Council will engage with the committee/group/team that
> is involved with the event in question to ensure their input is
> considered.
> ###
> Reasoning behind the wording can be found on the Community Blog:
> This is open for community comment for two weeks, after which the
> Council will vote on the proposal.

I think that's good that the council take active steps to reflect the value of 
inclusion that make Fedora a place worth of investing time in. 

I do think that fictional examples would make clearer the kind of issues
this is supposed to cover, since it might help people to dispell some
misunderstanding due to unspoken assumptions.

Michael Scherer
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