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Questions tagged [code-of-conduct]

Discussions of the Code of Conduct (CoC), the replacement/revision of the Be Nice policy

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Is it acceptable to post a friendly comment that points out the flaws in an answer?

I had this short exchange with two other users: @HighRepUser The new code of conduct simply asks that we keep a friendly tone as we point out the flaws in a post. Nobody should have trouble doing ...
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The line spacing for the subtitle for the CoC on Aviation.SE looks strange

https://aviation.stackexchange.com/conduct I see while on other sites I see it normally
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Is the Code of Conduct illustration “truly” inclusive?

Yesterday, @Rand al'Thor posted a question observing that the image accompanying the newly released Code of Conduct, seemed to be slanted in favor of Stack Overflow (SO). As the OP is not a member ...
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Stack Exchange bots, created by a moderator, are creepy and violate the CoC

A moderator has various bots that capture a bunch of comments, and these comments land up in various rooms that are in plain view of the community. I think this tactic is creepy surveillance and ...
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New Code of Conduct for international sites. No link?

International sites, like SO en español or SO em português (Can't really access to Ja or Ru), doesn´t have a banner at the top pointing to the new Code of Conduct. We are rushing to get a version 1 ...
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Passive-aggressive language and the new Code of Conduct

If I write: "You can't be such an asshole, the first page of the doc says that ...", I think it would be a very obvious violation of the new code of conduct. But, if I write: "Maybe a little bit of ...
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The illustration for the code of conduct is broken

In the illustration accompanying the code of conduct, the part with the lady in the wheelchair is broken: The fill of her top is not aligned with the outline. Also it breaks the style of the image, ...
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Badge suggestion: Well Behaved, for reading the Code of Conduct

One of the first badges most users usually get is the bronze Informed badge for reading the entire Tour page. This badge is designed to reward some basic reading about the site, and hopefully helping ...
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Should we award a Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar?

The Random act of kindness Barnstar Wikipedia offers some "Barnstars" which are a different but complementary award mechanism to SE's badges. The key differences are that badges are awarded by the ...
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The Code of Conduct image is too SO-oriented

I just visited the shiny new Code of Conduct page on my home site. And was immediately put off by a giant picture of the SO logo, in a style of drawing which I've seen before (maybe on the blog?) and ...
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Does the blog image imply that being welcoming ends here?

The image for the blog post announcing the CoC as used on https://stackoverflow.blog/ displays a unicorn holding a flag saying </welcome> Does this mean that being welcoming ends here? Or ...
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Change the “Stage 1 - Warning” part of the enforcement section of the code of conduct to reflect actual real enforcement

When reading over the new code of conduct I found something concerning in the "enforcements" section. For most first-time misconduct, moderators will remove offending content and send a warning. ...
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Code of Conduct links to text of dubious quality and relevance

At the bottom of the Code of Conduct: This text incorporates ideas and language from the Coral Project, Buffer, and Tech Solidarity codes of conduct. First of all, have some imaginary points for ...
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What is the meaning of the picture in the “Code of Conduct”?

I saw this picture beside Stack Exchange's "Code of Conduct". Please label everything and tell me the meaning of it.
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Left navigation is always hidden on the code of conduct page

I've set my preferences to have the left navigation always visible by unchecking the following checkbox: This setting seems to work fine on all pages except the Code of Conduct page. The Code of ...
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How will SE draw attention to the Code of Conduct once it's no longer new?

The Code of Conduct is still new right now, so it appears in the notification bar at the top of the page: Join us in building a kind, collaborative learning community via our updated Code of ...
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Adding Code of Conduct to Help pulldown on top bar?

I think that the ideal place to link the Code of Conduct would be as a link below the Tour and above the Help Center on the top bar pulldown for the Help, but anywhere on that pulldown would be good.
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Please make the buttons line up on the CoC

Just a small design request; please make the two buttons line up vertically:
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The new Code of Conduct: Meta is useless?

I have now seen the new Code of Conduct and one thing is notably absent, especially because I asked twice to include it in the new Code of Conduct. Each Stack Exchange site has a meta where people ...
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Code of Conduct banner needs closing everytime on a site

After the enforcement of "New code of Conduct", a new message banner appeared on all the sites across the network. We can close it by clicking a 'X' mark at the right corner. This needs to be closed ...
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Updated comment flagging - Supporting the new Code of Conduct

We're no strangers to discussion of the flag dialogues, particularly when it comes to comment flags. Since that discussion two years ago we've been reassessing how comments are used on the network and ...
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Use standard dash formatting in new Code of Conduct

<pedantry> Generally speaking, there are two standard ways to format dashes in English: Endash with space: "then he – Jim – went to the store" Emdash with no space, or hair space: "then he—Jim—...
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Can we get some details on how account expulsion is supposed to work?

The new code of conduct contains the following in the enforcement section: Account Expulsion For very rare cases, moderators will expel people who display a pattern of harmful destructive ...
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Code of Conduct banner looks awkward on some sites (GD, AU)

The new Code of Conduct banner is displayed awkwardly on some sites; there's a rather large gap between the top bar and the banner. Check Graphic Design (... the irony ...) and Ask Ubuntu: On ...
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Code of Conduct banner fails to 'Be Nice' (enough) for small screens

When viewing Meta Stack Exchange (with the responsive design) on Safari on iOS (or any browser with a small width), the text in the Code of Conduct banner overlaps with the site icon. The link (in ...
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CoC link broken in the new blog post [duplicate]

I clicked the link to read the new CoC in the blog post in the large yellow box which leads to here https://stackoverflow.com/conduct I got a page not found.
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Please don't hide the Code of Conduct in a Blog entry

We all know that currently, the newly released Code of Conduct is broken blog page was erroneously published early. However, as part of the linked question, Zeta points out that the CoC has no ...
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https://stackoverflow.com/conduct displays 404 - Linked in the blog [duplicate]

The code of conduct announcement blog just went out, yet the link to the code of conduct page in it yields a 404 - page not found. Seems like a bug. https://stackoverflow.com/conduct This is on ...
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Link to code of conduct broken?

The recent blog post "Get to Know Our New Code of Conduct" contains a link to the new code of conduct, https://stackoverflow.com/conduct. As of 2018-08-07T05:27:38+00, that link returns a 404. Also, ...
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The second draft of our Code of Conduct is available for feedback and review

You provided us with some really helpful feedback on our first draft attempt to expand our 'Be nice' policy into a formal code of conduct, and we're extremely grateful for your time, patience and ...
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In relation to your New Code of Conduct meta post

In relation to your post on your New Code of Conduct... We'd like your feedback on our new Code of Conduct! ...I just experienced five immediate downvotes on my initial post today by moderators ...
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Code of Conduct: enforcement and sanctioning

The new Code of Conduct outlines and clarifies a number of our rules. But it also includes a section on how violators of those rules will be punished. I don't want to discuss particulars of the CoC ...
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We'd like your feedback on our new Code of Conduct! [duplicate]

TL;DR: We've put together a code of conduct (CoC) that is a bit more comprehensive than our existing be nice policy because we feel that our current policy isn't meeting our needs. Some ...
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Proposed new code of conduct for all Stack Exchange sites

UPDATE: We've incorporated lots of the feedback below into what we think is a much better version than the one we proposed originally. Thanks a ton for all the input, and let us know if you like the ...