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Code of Conduct⚓︎

Each of us as a member of the dcm2bids community we ensure that every contributors enjoy their time contributing and helping people. Accordingly, everyone who participates in the development in any way possible is expected to show respect, courtesy to other community members including end-users who are seeking help on Neurostars or on GitHub.

We also encourage everybody regardless of age, gender identity, level of experience, native langage, race or religion to be involved in the project. We pledge to make participation in the dcm2bids project an harassment-free experience for everyone.

Our standards⚓︎

We commit to promote any behavior that contributes to create a positive environment including:

  • Using welcoming and inclusive language;
  • Being respectful;
  • Show empathy towards everybody;
  • Focusing on what is best for the community.

We do NOT tolerate harassment or inappropriate behavior in the dcm2bids community.

Our responsibilities⚓︎

Project maintainers are responsible for clarifying the standards of acceptable behavior and are expected to take appropriate and fair corrective action in response to any instances of unacceptable behavior.

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.


This Code of Conduct applies both within our online GitHub repository and in public spaces when an individual is representing the project or its community. Examples of representing a project or community include using an official project e-mail address, posting via an official social media account, or acting as an appointed representative at an online or offline event.


Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior may be reported by contacting Arnaud Boré at

Confidentiality will be respected in reporting.

As the first interim Benevolent Dictator for Life (BDFL), Arnaud Boré can take any action he deems appropriate for the safety of the dcm2bids community, including but not limited to:

  • facilitating a conversation between the two parties involved in the violation of the code of conduct;
  • requesting a contributor apologize for their behavior;
  • asking a contributor or multiple contributors to enter a cooling off period that puts a time-limited pause on a particular discussion topic;
  • asking a contributor to no longer participate in the development of dcm2bids.


This Code of Conduct was adapted from the Contributor Covenant, version 1.4, available at as well as Code of Conduct from the tedana and STEMMRoleModels projects.

Last update: 2023-07-06
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