02cfb4208fc9f3252b9fd2b8f853deb9e897f27c — Gregory Chamberlain 2 months ago c2ea1b3
Add criteria for recommending software
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## Software

All packages listed here are [free software], meaning they are
released under licenses that respect your freedom.
My sotware recommendations are guided by the following criteria.
Please note this is not an exhaustive list.

- **must** be [free/libre software], meaning it is released under a
  licence that respects your freedom to run, modify and share it;
- **must** work with open standards for file formats where applicable;
- **must** be stable and actively maintained;
- **should** be well documented;
- **may** have a learning curve.

### Password manager

*Don’t reuse passwords.* Use a *strong*, *unique* password for each
*Don’t reuse passwords.*  Use a *strong*, *unique* password for each
online account.  Aim for 13 or more randomly generated characters
including letters, numbers and punctuation.  Anything shorter than 8
can be cracked in milliseconds, and even passwords longer than 20

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  [free software]: https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/
  [free/libre software]: https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/
    "Philosophy of the GNU Project - Free Software Foundation"

  [GNU GPLv3]: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.en.html