[Interest] The Open-By-Rule Governance Benchmark

Quim Gil quim.gil at nokia.com
Fri Oct 28 01:50:35 CEST 2011

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On 10/27/2011 11:41 AM, ext Kristen Eisenberg wrote:
> This article contains some measurements that might be worth applying to
> Qt's proposed open governance framework:

Hi, I guess you refer to

Open Meritocratic Oligarchy
OK: http://wiki.qt-project.org/The_Qt_Governance_Model & 

Good Rules

- Modern license. OK: http://qt-project.org/legal.html#licensing

- No copyright aggregation. OK: http://qt-project.org/legal.html

- Trademark policy. OK: http://qt-project.org/trademarkpolicy.html

- Road map and schedule. OK (just refreshed in Qt Dev days, landing to 
the website as we speak): http://developer.qt.nokia.com/wiki/Qt_5.0 

By Its Fruit
Bear in mind that we are just completing the first week of Qt Project. 

- Multiple co-developers. OK: apart from Nokia there are several 
contributors already now from other companies and individuals on their 
own or under the KDE umbrella.

- Forking is feasible. OK: it is a feasible scenario + 

- Transparency. potentially OK: since last Friday "what is not visible 
doesn't exist" - Lars Knoll. Still needs to be fully demonstrated but 
any transparency problem will become a bug with top priority.


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