Python Software Foundation
|Formation||March 6, 2001|
|Type||501(c)(3) nonprofit organization|
|Purpose||Promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of Python programmers|
|Headquarters||Delaware, United States|
|Guido van Rossum|
The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is a nonprofit organization devoted to the Python programming language, launched on March 6, 2001. The mission of the foundation is to foster development of the Python community and is responsible for various processes within the Python community, including developing the core Python distribution, managing intellectual rights, developer conferences including PyCon, and raising funds.
Code of Conduct
Since late 2012, the Python Software Foundation started recommending that all Python conferences create and apply a Code of Conduct. This is mandatory to any event to be granted funds by the PSF.
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