We already have !firstname.lastname@example.org, which Libre culture is a sister ideology to, but it’s a little ambiguous whether Libre culture includes all open source or just the copyleft parts. I’m going to assume everyone here knows the difference between open source and copyleft and the problems with permissive open source, so I won’t get into it now. I’m holding a community discussion on whether this community should allow sharing of non-copyleft projects, or if that should go in !email@example.com while !firstname.lastname@example.org focuses on Libre philosophy and sharing of copyleft projects.
I should note that disallowing non-copyleft projects would not disallow discussions of open source regardless of whether it mentions copyleft, just the promotion of non-copyleft projects and non-copyleft licenses.
Libre culture is all about empowering people. While the general philosophy stems greatly from the free software movement, libre culture is much broader and encompasses other aspects of culture such as music, movies, food, technology, etc.
Some beliefs include but aren’t limited to:
Check out this link for more.
I’ve looked into the ways other forums handle rules, and I’ve distilled their policies down into two simple ideas.
Please show common courtesy: Let’s make this community one that people want to be a part of.
Please keep posts generally on topic
No NSFW content
When sharing a Libre project, please include the name of its license in the title. For example: “Project name and summary (GPL-3.0)”
Libre culture is a very very broad topic, and while it’s perfectly okay for a conversation to stray, I do ask that we keep things generally on topic.
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