[BSDCert] code of ethics
lbruno at republico.estv.ipv.pt
Wed Sep 7 18:28:12 EDT 2005
I'm just a random computing engineering student throwing his €0,02 into
Evan Leibovitch wrote:
> It is not obvious that an ethical component belongs (or doesn't belong)
> in a BSD practitioner certification.
Personally, I'd let ethics be a field-wide concern. As in, someone
calling himself a software engineer or system administrator should abide
by a certain code of ethics.
> And while many ethical codes can be tied to religion, most
> professionally-based codes of this kind are not.
I'm still trying to grasp where religion came in.
> If the primary purpose of the certification is to serve the public
> interest (including those who contract or hire certified people), then
> an ethical code is completely appropriate and desirable (though its
> composition will inevitably be controversial).
I was under the impression that this certification would ease my future
"X" is the windowing system from Hell,
"Y" do we use it? The rest suck as well!
-- Ben (void)
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