[Discuss] open hardware in a nutshell

Alicia Gibb pip at nycresistor.com
Fri Mar 22 19:42:30 UTC 2013

The definition we use for open source hardware and to use the oshw logo is
here: http://freedomdefined.org/Definition

Do you know about OHANDA? http://www.ohanda.org/ They too have a trademark
for open products.


On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 7:15 AM, Marketply <contact at marketply.org> wrote:

> **
>  Hello friends of the community,
>  Since this is an open hardware group I could probably gather some ideas
> for a nutshell on "open hardware" or "open source hardware" in
> Nutshellpedia <http://www.nutshellpedia.org/nutshells>. A simple
> description that an expert would approve of, yet without it sounding
> technical. All in less than 500 characters!
>  We need a strong, consistent, accurate way to define open source hardware
> because every inconsistency dilutes it on the internet.
>  Marketply is already working on a couple of trademarks to group openables
> (open source, open technology) intuitively and then "donating" it to
> capable hands. This is going to take certification to a new level: crowd
> certificification. It's open, transparent, and free (with some deterrents
> which the community gets to exercise).
>  There are more community-powered<http://www.marketply.org/seeds/#multiversal>things I'll be announcing, I have to get to work though and I'll get online
> when possible (I'm helping to set up the stage and equipment for
> Wrestlemania; I look forward to the day when tours begin setting up open
> source hardware!). We set up almost a month in advance, it takes that long!
> We'll be busy and should be an experience.
>  Best,
>  Marino Hernandez
>  (just a founder of Marketply)
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