Millons of unicorns die each year due to unnecessary drama in the Ruby Community. In order to put a halt to this tragedy, we must all do our part.
Thinking about joining in the latest drama?
Here are some things you can do instead:
Think about whether you are really adding anything new to the conversation. If you are just repeating things already said, think about not commenting.
Imagine the person sitting at another keyboard somewhere whom your comment may affect. Is this something you would say to them in person?
Before clicking the submit button, go do something else for a few hours. Go outside. Spend some time with someone you love. Write some documentation for an open source project that you use. Read a book. Then come back and see if you still want to send what you wrote.