[Arm-netbook] Standards Organization as a Potentially Universal Free/Libre Software Developement Sustenance Model

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Wed May 31 18:17:34 BST 2017

huh.  hmmm, if it's ok with you i might run that by dr stallman, see
what he thinks.
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On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 6:05 PM, John Luke Gibson <eaterjolly at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/31/17, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 2:19 PM, John Luke Gibson <eaterjolly at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Then, it truly truly dawned on me, free software needs standards
>>> organizations as well.
>>  or something like that.. yeah.
> It would a great opportunity for projects like blender and gimp, that
> a company could use a certification mark that basically says "they
> contributed; there were no gpl violations; they made themselves
> available on mailing lists; they didn't bumble around with the
> software instead of asking for help; they were transparent with the
> public about anything we would find ethically-questionable;" etcetera
> etcetera. That mark would like include a QR code which people could
> check the status and make sure a physically printed mark hasn't been
> revoked after printing. And, their could be regular transparent
> royalty/inspection fee for as long as the company wants that mark to
> have an active status.
> It's brilliant!
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