[Discuss] curious statement on github about oshwa certiification
nancy.ouyang at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 05:56:03 UTC 2016
Err, was more wondering about the last phrase, "the only thing that
certification adds to a project is increased liability to civil suits,"
which I'm sure is a very unflattering portrayal of the value that
certification adds, unless I'm very confused.
On Jul 2, 2016 12:45 PM, "Matt Maier" <blueback09 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Everything is "explicitly not compliant" with the OSHWA certification by
> default. You have to opt-in.
> On Sat, Jul 2, 2016 at 7:48 PM, Nancy Ouyang <nancy.ouyang at gmail.com>
>> "This project is open source in the sense that I legally permit people to
>> do whatever they want with the source code, design drawings, etc.; and in
>> the sense that I provide that information for them to do what they want. It
>> is EXPLICITLY NOT COMPLIANT with the OSHWA Certification. It never will be,
>> because the only thing that certification adds to a project is increased
>> liability to civil suits. "
>> Is this simply a complaint about copyleft vs public domain, or is there
>> more to it? Haven't been following the certification draft (beta?)
>> discussion, sorry -- does anyone have a link? skimmed oshwa.org and
>> didn't see anything in particular (though saw a discussion about the design
>> of the mark i think)
>> discuss mailing list
>> discuss at lists.oshwa.org
> discuss mailing list
> discuss at lists.oshwa.org
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