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I don't drink, but I think this would be a MAJOR change to any conference (opensource or not, tech related or not)
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Posted Feb 1, 2011 19:22 UTC (Tue) by donwaugaman (subscriber, #4214)
I'd think the analogous setting at a conference, not part of the technical presentation but rather at a time and place designated for socializing either at the conference venue or elsewhere, would be more than acceptable.
Posted Feb 1, 2011 22:40 UTC (Tue) by dtlin (✭ supporter ✭, #36537)
Posted Feb 4, 2011 23:06 UTC (Fri) by Tet (subscriber, #5433)
From your workplace, perhaps. Not from mine. Note that many countries outside the US have a much more relaxed attitude to drinking at work. It's reasonably common here to drink at lunchtime. Less so while actually in the office, but not unheard of even then. All of which just points to the difficulty of drafting an acceptable behaviour policy when standards of "acceptable" differ so much among attendees.
Posted Feb 5, 2011 1:18 UTC (Sat) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Posted Feb 5, 2011 5:55 UTC (Sat) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
yes, it very much depends on the company, but if you are saying that you must meet 'workplace standards' to avoid offending people, don't you have to err towards the stricter workplace standards?
If you don't, then I'm sure you can find workplaces where the types of images that were being complained about here are accepted.
for that matter, what do you think the 'workplace standards' of a porn company are?
Posted Feb 5, 2011 5:57 UTC (Sat) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Posted Feb 5, 2011 6:19 UTC (Sat) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
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