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Subject[PATCH] code-of-conduct: Remove explicit list of discrimination factors
Providing an explicit list of discrimination factors may give the false
impression that discrimination based on other unlisted factors would be

Avoid any ambiguity by removing the list, to ensure "a harassment-free
experience for everyone", period.

Fixes: 8a104f8b5867c682 ("Code of Conduct: Let's revamp it.")
Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
The use of "race" may also conflict with the United Nation's views on
this matter, cfr. e.g. the UNESCO's "Four statements on the race
question"[1][2] and "Declaration on Race and Racial Prejudice"[3].

Documentation/process/code-of-conduct.rst | 5 +----
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/process/code-of-conduct.rst b/Documentation/process/code-of-conduct.rst
index ab7c24b5478c6b30..e472c9f86ff00b34 100644
--- a/Documentation/process/code-of-conduct.rst
+++ b/Documentation/process/code-of-conduct.rst
@@ -6,10 +6,7 @@ Our Pledge

In the interest of fostering an open and welcoming environment, we as
contributors and maintainers pledge to making participation in our project and
-our community a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age, body
-size, 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.
+our community a harassment-free experience for everyone.

Our Standards
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