Code of Conduct

Why have a CoC?

Not to prevent behavior we don’t like — nothing can — but

To remind ourselves, when we see some, how we’ll want to behave.

Why do we test-drive code?

It’s a cognitive aid:

Declaring our intentions helps us live up to them.

Specification By Example

Key features

  1. ”Harassment includes…”
  2. ”We expect participants to…”
  3. ”If you are being harassed, notice that…”


Build shared understanding: Pair (after this) on a few Given/When/Then examples.

(Extra credit: Automate them.)