They're introducing community guidelines..
- 2017-01-06 - Well shit, no wonder things started slipping.. they hired Coraline Ada Ehmke in early 2016.
They already have a Terms of Service.
It will be used to fold in these ideas into those projects, so that some person or group will lie about having written it "for x number of projects", like the one for RubyGems.
It's intentionally fuzzy, with language like "safe" and "bullying". This will become an extralegal tool used to thought-police. It will be unironically used to target, bully and ban WrongThink.
It's being given a month to go live. They are not providing a thread for discussion, which says a lot to me. They are only allowing a feedback form which I'm certain will be audited by the ideologically pure if it even gets to anyone of importance. It's just going to be forced upon its users.
I see the writing on the wall. I will be exploring alternative git hosting websites or just self-host them.
If you have any interests in GitHub, get out now!