It was good to hear that Linus Torvalds is Back in Charge of Linux and it appears he returns to Linux development with new code of conduct in place. The emphasis on constructive dialog is a positive one and sets a great example for people in the future. Following that, Richard Stallman announced Kind Communication Guidelines. People were entertained by the communication modes of the past few years and the way conflicts were expressed did make for sensational headlines that also carried nuggets of truth for there were definitely reasons for the intense expressions of dissent. However, this is a good turning point in open source to see the leaders of that arena foster higher quality engagement that has a better chance of cultivating a better digital technology ecosystem.