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Thanks. Reminds me of traffic signage. Subtract traffic signs => less distraction, fewer accidents. German town experience

Interesting idea, and I particularly like the traffic sign analogy.

I do think it's good to have something to point to so you don't get accused of being dictatorial or arbitrary, but framing it in a positive isn't a bad idea. I just stumbled upon these community guidelines, actually, from InBerkeley which takes a similar tack:

It has both the positives they want from contributors, as well as what won't be tolerated. Good post, thanks!

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