[PROPOSAL] Open Source certification
nelson at crynwr.com
Sun Apr 11 01:29:02 UTC 1999
Will Lowe writes:
> > > Admitting your mistakes, your bugs, your design flaws, whatever is a key
> > > element of free software development.
> > You are absolutely right. That is how hackers do things. It's
> > completely lacking in a business environment. If we were to be seen
> > as hackers, we would get the same regard that hackers have always
> > gotten: zero.
> Hmm. Hackers got some pretty big regard with Mozilla, the first
> time around. And the Halloween documents show some regard, too :). I
> thought this whole thing was about 'them' (suits) coming to 'us'(1) (Free
> Software), and not the other way around? Yeah, I understand the need to
> meet in the middle, but still ... I don't want to play in their backyard.
> They want to play in mine.
Right, and if they want to do so using Open Source(tm), they have to
abide by the rules. And that means "free [their] software".
-russ nelson <rn-sig at crynwr.com> http://crynwr.com/~nelson
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