You seem to be living in a sheltered world.
Jenkins has warned its more boisterous contributors that they face banishment from the automation server community if they fall foul of the code of conduct it finally got round to publishing this week. The project's board has consciously followed in the “footsteps of other projects like the Apache Software Foundation...and …
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Friday 8th January 2016 18:26 GMT Anonymous Coward
Friday 8th January 2016 19:58 GMT frank ly
Saturday 9th January 2016 14:48 GMT DropBear
“other unethical or unprofessional conduct”
Any law that appends a carte-blanche "or anything else that at some point we might find annoying" is the tool of a tyrant, not of a lawful democracy. If the criteria to avoid being prosecuted is not "obey the law" but "stay on my good side or stay off my radar" we're still living in medieval Bezant whether we know it or not - it also implies whoever actually tries to respect the law is an idiot: what one needs instead is to know how to get away and not get caught while breaking it.
Sunday 10th January 2016 10:13 GMT Ben Liddicott
Let's impose a political litmus test before people can do their jobs...
See "opal gate" for how this works.
If you don't mouth the SJW Catechism to the satisfaction of the Political Officer then your options for professional development are to be severely constrained. It's unlawful for employers to do this in the EU.
But Open Source has become important, therefore Open Source becomes a power base, therefore Open Source will be colonised by party apparatchiks..
Sunday 10th January 2016 12:41 GMT Anonymous Coward
Re: Let's impose a political litmus test before people can do their jobs...
From the last link, one commentator says "..a monster contributor who is making multiple near daily commits to various opensource projects."
Because the end justifies the means. I'm sure I've heard that one before somewhere.