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This was extracted (@ 2022-01-14 01:10) from a list of minutes which have been approved by the Board.
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What is the scope of applicability for our Code of Conduct?

17 Feb 2021

 begins with:

   This code of conduct applies to all spaces managed by the
   Apache Software Foundation, including IRC, all public and private
   mailing lists, issue trackers, wikis, blogs, Twitter, and any other
   communication channel used by our communities.


   We expect this code of conduct to be honored by everyone who
   participates in the Apache community formally or informally, or
   claims any affiliation with the Foundation, in any Foundation-related
   activities and especially when representing the ASF, in any role.

 Roy believes that both of those sentences are overly long and ambiguous,
 and should be clarified so that the CoC volunteers do not find themselves
 trying to judge the behavior of all 8000 contributors when they aren't
 directly engaged in ASF-related communication.

 To be clear, there is no such scope limit for the Board; we can choose
 to remove committee members for any reason (or even without a reason).
 This scope is only for our expectations regarding the CoC process and
 its applicability to reported violations.

 Proposal from Roy, edit the above to something like:

   This code of conduct applies to all forum spaces managed by the
   Apache Software Foundation, to all officers, contractors, and
   employees of the ASF, and to any communication, participation, or
   activities conducted on our behalf, regardless of forum, that have
   an expressed or implied affiliation with the ASF or an Apache project.

 The board discussed various ways in which we could slightly modify the
 CoC process to clarify its scope, and also whether the CoC process itself
 is governed by the board or merely affirmed by the board. Rich Bowen has
 volunteered to research how the existing text might be improved.
 There was no immediate action taken by the board.

    @Roy: review past board resolution about code of conduct