[Discuss] OSHW Best Practices / Layers of Openness

Windell H. Oskay windell at oskay.net
Thu Feb 28 18:47:50 UTC 2013

On Feb 28, 2013, at 10:35 AM, Chris Church <thisdroneeatspeople at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have some tangential words to say on the subject based on my real-world experience with cloners that have shaped our policy of not sharing enclosure machining files, but I think it's better saved for a different conversation on a different day.  

Hi Chris,
  If you have intentionally decided not to share mechanical design files for *part* of your design (for whatever reason), then that seems to put it pretty squarely within the "partially open source" realm.  And, that's totally okay, so long as the labeling reflects it.


Windell H. Oskay, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories
175 San Lazaro Ave, STE 150 
Sunnyvale CA 94086

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