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Add "Contributor Covenant".

* CODE-OF-CONDUCT: New file, adapted from
* doc/contributing.texi (Contributing): Mention it.
* (EXTRA_DIST): Add it.
Ludovic Courtès 6 years ago
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Contributor Code of Conduct
As contributors and maintainers of this project, and in the interest of
fostering an open and welcoming community, we pledge to respect all
people who contribute through reporting issues, posting feature
requests, updating documentation, submitting pull requests or patches,
and other activities.
We are committed to making participation in this project a
harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of level of
experience, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation,
disability, personal appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age,
religion, or nationality.
Examples of unacceptable behavior by participants include:
* The use of sexualized language or imagery
* Personal attacks
* Trolling or insulting/derogatory comments
* Public or private harassment
* Publishing other's private information, such as physical or electronic
addresses, without explicit permission
* Other unethical or unprofessional conduct
Project maintainers 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 Conduct, or to ban
temporarily or permanently any contributor for other behaviors that they
deem inappropriate, threatening, offensive, or harmful.
By adopting this Code of Conduct, project maintainers commit themselves
to fairly and consistently applying these principles to every aspect of
managing this project. Project maintainers who do not follow or enforce
the Code of Conduct may be permanently removed from the project team.
This Code of Conduct applies both within project spaces and in public
spaces when an individual is representing the project or its community.
Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior may
be reported by contacting a project maintainer at
All complaints will be reviewed and investigated and will
result in a response that is deemed necessary and appropriate to the
circumstances. Maintainers are obligated to maintain confidentiality
with regard to the reporter of an incident.
This Code of Conduct is adapted from the Contributor Covenant
(, version 1.3.0, available at


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.dir-locals.el \
build-aux/build-self.scm \
build-aux/hydra/gnu-system.scm \


@ -7,6 +7,15 @@ grow! Please get in touch with us on @email{} and
reports, patches, and anything that may be helpful to the project. We
particularly welcome help on packaging (@pxref{Packaging Guidelines}).
@cindex code of conduct, of contributors
@cindex contributor covenant
In the interest of welcoming everyone who thinks this is a great project
to contribute to---which it is, indeed!---contributors express their
commitment to providing a warm, friendly, and harassment-free experience
by agreeing to our ``Contributor Covenant'', adapted from
@url{}, and which can be found in the
@file{CODE-OF-CONDUCT} file in the source tree.
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