Code of Respect
Contributor Covenant Code of Respect
We as members, contributors, and leaders pledge to make participation in our community a
harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age, body size, visible or invisible
disability, ethnicity, sex characteristics, gender identity and expression, level of experience,
education, socio-economic status, nationality, personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual
identity and orientation.
We pledge to act and interact in ways that contribute to an open, welcoming, diverse, inclusive,
and healthy community.
Examples of behaviour that contribute to a positive environment for our community include:
- Demonstrating empathy and kindness toward other people
- Being respectful of differing opinions, viewpoints, and experiences
- Giving and gracefully accepting constructive feedback
- Accepting responsibility and apologizing to those affected by our mistakes, and learning from
- Focusing on what is best not just for us as individuals, but for the overall community
Examples of unacceptable behaviour include:
- The use of sexualized language or imagery, and sexual attention or advances of any kind
- Trolling, insulting or derogatory comments, and personal or political attacks
- Public or private harassment
- Publishing others’ private information, such as a physical or email address, without their
- Other conduct which could reasonably be considered inappropriate in a
Community leaders are responsible for clarifying and enforcing our standards of acceptable
behaviour and will take appropriate and fair corrective action in response to any behaviour
that they deem inappropriate, threatening, offensive, or harmful.
Community leaders have the right and responsibility to remove, edit, or reject comments,
commits, code, wiki edits, issues, and other contributions that are not aligned to this Code of
Respect, and will communicate reasons for moderation decisions when appropriate.
This Code of Respect applies within all community spaces, and also applies when an individual
is officially representing the community in public spaces.
Examples of representing our community include using an official e-mail address, posting via
an official social media account, or acting as an appointed representative at an online or offline
Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behaviour may be
reported to the community leaders responsible for enforcement at firstname.lastname@example.org
This email will be received by Dawn Foster, Terence Eden and Matt Jarvis.
All complaints will be reviewed and investigated promptly and fairly.
All community leaders are obligated to respect the privacy and security of the reporter of any
Community leaders will follow these Community Impact Guidelines in determining the
consequences for any action they deem in violation of this Code of Respect:
Community Impact: Use of inappropriate language or other behaviour deemed unprofessional
or unwelcome in the community.
Consequence: A private, written warning from community leaders, providing clarity around the
nature of the violation and an explanation of why the behaviour was inappropriate. A public
apology may be requested.
Community Impact: A violation through a single incident or series of actions.
Consequence: A warning with consequences for continued behaviour. No interaction with the
people involved, including unsolicited interaction with those enforcing the Code of Respect,
for a specified period of time. This includes avoiding interactions in community spaces as well
as external channels like social media. Violating these terms may lead to a temporary or
- Temporary Ban
Community Impact: A serious violation of community standards, including sustained
Consequence: A temporary ban from any sort of interaction or public communication with the
community for a specified period of time. No public or private interaction with the people
involved, including unsolicited interaction with those enforcing the Code of Respect, is allowed
during this period.
Violating these terms may lead to a permanent ban.
- Permanent Ban
Community Impact: Demonstrating a pattern of violation of community standards, including
sustained inappropriate behaviour, harassment of an individual, or aggression toward or
disparagement of classes of individuals.
Consequence: A permanent ban from any sort of public interaction within
This Code of Respect is adapted from the Contributor Covenant,version 2.0, available at
Community Impact Guidelines were inspired by Mozilla’s code of conduct enforcement ladder.
For answers to common questions about this code of conduct, see the FAQ at
https://www.contributor-covenant.org/faq. Translations are available at