[Dev] [consensus][due: 2016-06-13]: New version for Parabola Social Contract

IngeGNUe ingegnue at riseup.net
Wed Jun 15 02:20:15 GMT 2016

On 06/14/16 22:09, coadde wrote:
> The Parabola Social Contract is the commitment that we, the Parabola
> project, make to the Free Software community in general and our users in
> particular.
> It is because of this that our social contract will always follow the
> philosophy of Free knowledge.
> All amendments to this social contract must be faithful to the spirit of
> the [Free Software
> Movement](https://www.fsf.org/about/what-is-free-software).
> 1.  **Parabola is Free Software**: Products of the Parabola project
>     follow the [GNU Free System Distribution Guidelines
> (http://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html).
>     They do not include or recommend non-Free software or documentation
>     and do not provide any type of support for the installation or
>     execution of non-Free software.
>     This includes: proprietary software, binary only firmware or
>     binary blobs.
> 2.  **Parabola is Free Culture**: All documentation and cultural works
>     included in products of the Parabola project are [Free
> Culture](http://freedomdefined.org/Definition),
>     with the exceptions of: [licenses for works stating a
> viewpoint](http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#OpinionLicenses)
>     All documentation and cultural works created by or for Parabola are
>     Free Culture, with no exceptions.
> 3.  **Parabola and other distributions**: Parabola's objective is to
>     support the Free Software Movement,
>     so we only need to compete against non-Free software;
>     other Free Software projects are to be cooperated with,
>     not competed with. Parabola strives to support other Free Software
>     projects as best we can and any information from our project is
>     available for anybody who needs it.
>     That includes our packages and repositories.
> 4.  **Parabola and its community**: Parabola's community is democratic
>     in its essence through [consensus
> democracy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consensus_democracy),
>     so the community is to be included whenever there is a need to make
>     a decision.
>     We encourage community participation in the development of the
>     project.
> 5.  **Parabola and Arch**: Parabola will produce an operating system
>     that is a Free version of [Arch (the GNU/Linux
> distribution)](http://www.archlinux.org/)
>     and possibly other Arch-based systems.
>     We will provide repositories and installation media without any
>     non-Free software.
>     All Parabola operating systems will be backward compatible with the
>     system they are based on, as to help liberate already working
>     installations.
>     We will respect the design philosophies of the systems ours are
>     based on, to reduce friction from both developer and
>     user viewpoints.
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