[Discuss] OSHW Best Practices / Layers of Openness

Andrew Orr andrew at andreworr.ca
Thu Feb 28 18:14:40 UTC 2013

It's silly because it is a restriction that discourages adoption. If I was
told tomorrow that I need to pay a fee to toss an OSHW logo on my boards, I
would just stop putting them on, and replace them with my own open source
hardware logo, and it would likely involve robots and lasers somehow.

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Tom Igoe <tom.igoe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Why is it silly?  It's a standard way many certification orgs raise cash
> to support the org, isn't it?
> On Feb 28, 2013, at 11:34 AM, Andrew Orr wrote:
> I also would like to add that I think a payment/license to use the OSHW
> logo is silly, but at the same time donating to OSHWA should be made easier
> (arbitrary amounts separate from membership dues)
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