Code of Merit

Code of Merit

The Code of Merit is a meritocratic approach to project management and discussions. It outlines guidelines geared towards increasing the technical value of a project based on the pursuit of technical merit.

You can read the Code of Merit here.

This website

This website is independent and maintained by Valentino Giudice.

The Code of Merit used to be mantained by its original author but he discontinued every one of his projects except for Mayan EDMS. This website is an attempt to keep the Code of Merit available.

Use for your work

If you want to use the Code of Merit for your own work, you should download the file and save it as in the root of your project.

The name and the location of the file are meant to make GitHub consider it as the code of conduct of the project. Even if you are not using GitHub, it is advisable to keep this convention.


The original Code of Merit was created by Roberto Rosario and released under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License.

The version found on this website has been adapted from the original and is released under the same license.

For more information, please see the license page.