How do distros handle personal conflicts between people?

Jos Poortvliet jos at
Sat Mar 12 11:47:58 PST 2011

In openSUSE the openSUSE board usually tries to handle such things,
and I myself will probably get involved as well due to my background
as psychologist (but only on their request). Ubuntu has a Community
Council and KDE has the Community Work Group.

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 8:40 AM, Petteri Räty <betelgeuse at> wrote:
> I would like to know how different distributions have organized handling
> personal conflicts between contributors. In Gentoo we have a dedicated
> body that tries to mediate disputes and then issues resolutions when no
> other options are left. What I would like to know is if others have such
> dedicated bodies or are you in such a good position that you haven't had
> the need to think about such issues?
> Regards,
> Petteri
> --
> Gentoo Developer Relations lead

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