Community Guidelines

Disclaimers:

  • AllJoyn™ forums are for the AllJoyn community's peer-to-peer discussions.
  • Forums are not the correct place to report software bugs or post suggestions on products, tools and services. To report software bugs please utilize the security@alljoyn.org mail list for security related bugs, and the issue tracking system on GitHub for all other bugs. For any other feedback, please contact us.
  • We do not recommend hard-linking to locked posts. AllJoyn forums' locked posts are not guaranteed and may be deleted or modified at the forum moderator's discretion.
  • Point gaming and self-promotion is not allowed. Users are not allowed to create false or multiple identities with malicious intent, i.e. posting incorrectly or claiming false credentials. Likewise, if we find a single user has created multiple accounts to self-promote or advance their reputation within the community, we have right to remove said account(s) from the forums.
  • The AllJoyn moderator(s) may make changes to the site content, the license terms for text or sample code, or these guidelines at any time.
  • The AllJoyn moderator(s) reserve the right to move (to a more appropriate forum) or remove any posts that it deems inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive, or prohibited under these guidelines. The AllJoyn moderator(s) also reserve the right to eject or permanently ban a user who behaves in any manner it deems inappropriate, offensive, or prohibited under these guidelines.
  • This web site may include contributions from various sources over which Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc (QuIC) has no control (including any content submitted by third party users and links to third party sites) and, therefore, QuIC is not responsible for such contributions and such contributions do not necessarily represent the opinions or positions of QuIC.

Before Posting:

Do's:

  • Be transparent and honest. Do not falsely impersonate others. Use your name. If you have a connection with QuIC (e.g. employee, vendor, customer, etc.), please disclose it.
  • Do "bump" post. If you have not received a response to your question, wait 48 hours, then please post a blank or "bump" message to move it to the top of the listings. This lessens clutter for people who browse the forums in threaded mode.
  • Stay on topic. Please post only messages that are relevant to the subject of the forum. Spam posts will be deleted.
  • Respect intellectual property. If you cite content created by others, acknowledge it. If you use any third party copyrighted materials, please remember to obtain consent from that third party or, if it legally qualifies as Fair Use, give proper credit.
  • Indicate if you have asked your question elsewhere.
  • Use a descriptive title for your posts.
  • Be specific. Include exact steps to recreate what you are experiencing preferable per below. This will help others determine a solution for your issue:
    • Issue description
    • Summary
    • Steps to reproduce:
    • What went wrong?
    • What should have happened?
    • Product, version
    • Device information (model, manufacturer)
      • Extensions installed, OS Version: plus related installed software
    • Or simulator/tool information:
      • Hardware, OS Version, Graphic's card, plus related installed software
  • Respect intellectual content and digital rights management. Promotion of illegal activity is strictly banned and will be reported to the appropriate authorities.
  • Be a good citizen. Please refrain from posting both inappropriate language and content on AllJoyn's forums.
  • Respect others.
  • Be kind to "newbies," help develop their talent.
  • Share your knowledge and grow your community.
  • Comply with the legal terms of use.

Don'ts:

  • Do not post the same question in multiple places.
  • Do not hijack another thread or post unrelated questions on an existing thread.
  • Do not post information that is confidential, proprietary or covered under NDA.
  • Do not infringe copyrighted or open source material without providing appropriate credit / license.
  • Advertising or solicitation is not permitted on AllJoyn's forums. This behavior is grounds for removal from the forums. Announcements are acceptable. Please add "ANN" (for "announcement") to the beginning of your subject line.
  • Do not post inappropriate content, use obscene or offensive language.
  • Do not include large files and downsize graphics or files in your forum posts. Please post only what is absolutely necessary in describing the issue at hand.
  • Do not post serial numbers, ESNs, IMEIs, serial numbers, etc.
  • Do not post export-controlled materials.
  • Do not post content that violates AllJoyn community guidelines.