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Sat Jun 18 20:30:43 UTC 2011
On 19 June 2011 04:13, Nicolás Reynolds <fauno at kiwwwi.com.ar> wrote:
> El 18/06/11 01:26, Robinson Tryon dijo:
> > On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 12:30 PM, Nicolás Reynolds <fauno at kiwwwi.com.ar>
> > wrote:
> > > I just found out about this: "Sukey - Keeping demonstrators safe,
> > > & informed" http://sukey.org/
> > >
> > * The name comes from a nursery rhyme:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-nAVG2tIvA * Pronunciation appears to be
> > [su'ki]
> > > I don't think it was mentioned here before, but it looks interesting
> > > the FreedomBox, since they're releasing it under AGPL.
> > >
> > I appreciate the fact that they're releasing the code under the AGPL
> > however I'm not sure how compatible their development strategy will be
> > a project like FreedomBox.
> > Regarding the question "Why don't you release the code?", their response
> > | "It has always been our plan to make the code open | source. Security
> > paramount and we feel it would benefit | from being released to the
> > after each protest."
> > Sounds a bit like security-through-obscurity?
> > | "Our current plan is to release the code then start working on | Sukey
> 2 in
> > a private fork, while allowing community to beef up | the code from last
> > time. We feel this will maximize both security | and openness."
> > Why the split between the two groups? This has the appearance of
> > at a corporation with an internal team vs. the community, which I'm
> hoping is
> > not their intention.
> > If they're interested in open development, I'd hope that they would do
> > than just toss old versions of the code over the wall for the community
> > nibble on.
> > Maybe there's some useful stuff that the FreedomBox project could glean
> > the code dumps, but I'd be reticent about partnering with a project that
> > approaches software development with such a different interpretation of
> > "openness" and such different view of the role of the community.
> Yeah, that's definitely weird... :|
> But if we can pick from the AGPLed code we can show them better.
That's the way to go.
They require permission from the police?
And the transcript is edited?
Do the coders wear uniforms?
Let's get a little bit real here!
Encryption is good.
But who owns the key?
Religion is regarded by the common people as true,
by the wise as false,
and by the rulers as useful.
— Lucius Annæus Seneca.
Terrorism, the new religion.
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