Code of Conduct

The Linux kernel community operates a Code of Conduct based on the Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct.

Code of Conduct Committee

The Linux kernel Code of Conduct Committee is currently made up of the following people:

Committee members can be reached all at once by writing to <conduct@kernel.org>.

Committee Reports

We would like to thank the Linux kernel community members who have supported the adoption of the Code of Conduct and who continue to uphold the professional standards of our community. If you have any questions about these reports, please write to <conduct@kernel.org>.

December 2019

Archival copy: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200103105614.GC1047442@kroah.com/

In the period of December 1, 2019 through December 30, 2019 the Committee received the following report:

  • Insulting behavior in email: 1

The result of the investigation:

  • Education and coaching: 1

August to November 2019

Archival copy: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20191218090054.GA5120@kroah.com/

In the period of August 1, 2019 through November 31, 2019, the Committee received no reports.

September 2018 to July 2019

Archival copy: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20190810120700.GA7360@kroah.com/

In the period of September 15, 2018 through July 31, 2019, the Committee received the following reports:

  • Inappropriate language in the kernel source: 1
  • Insulting behavior in email: 3

The result of the investigations:

  • Education and coaching: 4

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