[IAEP] Sugar Labs Individual Membership
bernie at codewiz.org
Fri Sep 12 08:22:20 EDT 2008
Chris Ball wrote:
>> Most project have some sort of agreement.
> Citation? Many of the largest free software projects in existence
> have no such thing -- GNOME, Ubuntu, the Linux kernel -- and each
> has widespread ties with all kinds of businesses.
Ubuntu has the Code of Conduit, which you must sign with your
PGP key to become a Ubuntero:
This is not to say we should imitate them, although the UCoC is the most
reasonable agreement I've ever seen, as it doesn't even *try* to look like
the legal nonsense I've seen elsewhere.
Healthy communities and volunteer-driven organizations are based on
personal trust and not on prosecution of those who breach legal
agreements. Beware of those who tell you otherwise: they might be lawyers
That said, I wouldn't mind if we had a wiki page with something similar to
the UCoC and we asked members to *informally* agree to it in a non legally
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