Ceertified OSS developers

Paul Sutton zleap at zleap.net
Tue Jun 7 11:38:13 UTC 2016

On 07/06/16 12:24, Daniel Pocock wrote:
> On 07/06/16 12:47, Vitaly Repin wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I came with a little bit strange question here.  Has anybody ever
>> heard about any organizations which provide formal trainings /
>> certification in open source / free software expertise?
>> I do not mean the technical expertise in specific open source
>> software. But rather the OSS contributions / licensing issues - e.g.,
>> to know what is the difference between copyright and copyleft, what is
>> the difference between AGPL, GPL and LGPL, why it is a bad practice to
>> copy the code from open source project into closed-sourced project
>> without looking to the licenses etc.
> If somebody is accredited as a developer with a large project like
> Debian that is usually a sign that they have a strong grasp of these
> concepts.
> Regards,
> Daniel

Not only that they actually CARE it is easy to get a bit of paper,  it
is much harder to care about what that bit of paper represents.


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