~chambln/cosine.blue

1750e589b06005819706cce9e93c60fd006270e9 — Gregory Chamberlain 2 months ago 0965b2f
Say "free" file formats instead of "open"

I didn’t know this until now, but it seems like the two are different
in subtle but important ways:

Both kinds of file format may be used and implemented by anyone.
However, open formats may be encumbered by copyright, patents or
trademarks whereas free formats must not.
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- **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** work with free/libre file formats where applicable;
- **must** be stable and actively maintained;
- **should** be well documented;
- **may** have a learning curve.