[nycbug-talk] the case for a BSD Certification
unixenigma at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 7 11:17:27 EST 2004
Great idea. Please, let me know if I can be of any
service to this project - count me in.
--- "G. Rosamond" <george at sddi.net> wrote:
> This Register.com article leads me to some
> interesting conclusions:
> There have been a number of Linux-related certs,
> most importantly the
> RedHat one.
> But we're fortunate that a single BSD cert is more
> easily created, as
> we don't have huge multinationals backing one
> project versus another.
> If a BSD cert was created, it could be done in the
> interests of the
> technology in general, without spawning competition
> from other
> entities. One of the benefits of not having
> competing corporate
> entities or distros in the mix.
> We would obviously want to be as inclusive as
> possible, particularly in
> the beginning, for all the projects. . . from Free,
> Net, Open and
> I am thinking about starting up a mailman list for
> the topic. Dru,
> Ike, myself and many others have been involved in
> discussions on this
> matter haphazardly. . . it may be time to jump start
> the project in
> We should probably implement an accompanying Wiki
> for it, as it is a
> cumulative-type project. Next stage is to pull in
> others outside of
> NYC*BUG, particularly critical individuals at each
> project and at
> Yahoo, Pair, etc.
> Thoughts? We should probably have a volunteer to
> oversee the tech end
> of things for the wiki, list, documentation.
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