# Proposal for conflict resolution section

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I propose to create a new section of PO called 'conflicts'.

The purpose is to have a clean separation between discussions of official and technical issues (in 'meta') and discussions about complaints and violations of user rights or etiquette (in 'conflicts').

Any serious violation of user rights should be posted and discussed in the section 'conflicts'. Any serious violation of etiquette should also be posted and discussed in the section 'conflicts', but only if it couldn't be settled through editing and/or private discussion.

A number of the old discussions on meta could be moved to 'conflicts'.

retagged Apr 2, 2015

I better question would be to ask how Meta should be modified generally, given the problems that have arisen over the past year to do with the smooth running of PO.

If implemented, I think this section should be hidden behind some wall in order not to provoke external trolls to fool around there.

No, I did not think of search engines, rather of external visitors. For example, I do not see actually "Categories" with its tree containing "Closed questions", so "Closed questions" are inaccessible to me if I do not know where to find them. Something like this.

@ArnoldNeumaier Done.

@dilaton: I also prefer the name 'conflict resolution'. I don't mind that general discussions about how to handle conflicts are also there. Indeed it makes sense to me, as those interested in seeing how user complaints are handled will most likely be the same as those who are also interested in seeing (and perhaps contributing to) the discussions about the corresponding policies.

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