Commit 2a1c23dc authored by Aaron Wolf's avatar Aaron Wolf

fix footnotes for GitLab markdown

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## Required licenses and FLO definitions
**Free/Libre/Open (FLO) terms mean unrestricted freedoms to use, modify, and share**. A few precise FLO definitions compete for recognition as the standard in different fields.^[The different definitions are generally between "freedom"-focus versus "open"-focus, which involves the same terminology debates surrounding the term Free/Libre/Open.] Thankfully, the most accepted definitions are practically equivalent. We do not want to create yet another competing standard, so we defer to the options listed below.^[For more on why we focus exclusively on FLO project, see the article [Why Only Free/Libre/Open Projects?](https://wiki.snowdrift.coop/about/why-flo).]
**Free/Libre/Open (FLO) terms mean unrestricted freedoms to use, modify, and share**. A few precise FLO definitions compete for recognition as the standard in different fields.[^free-v-open] Thankfully, the most accepted definitions are practically equivalent. We do not want to create yet another competing standard, so we defer to the options listed below.[^why-flo]
[^free-v-open]: The different definitions are generally between "freedom"-focus versus "open"-focus, which involves the same terminology debates surrounding the term [Free/Libre/Open](https://wiki.snowdrift.coop/about/free-libre-open).
[^why-flo]: For more on why we focus exclusively on FLO project, see the article [Why Only Free/Libre/Open Projects?](https://wiki.snowdrift.coop/about/why-flo).
- Software projects must meet either of these definitions:
- [Free Software Definition](https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html)
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- [Open Definition](https://opendefinition.org/od)
- Online services must meet the [Open Software Service Definition](https://opendefinition.org/ossd)
and should otherwise abide by the [Franklin Street Statement on Freedom and Network Services](https://wiki.p2pfoundation.net/Franklin_Street_Statement_on_Freedom_and_Network_Services).^[Overall, online services should relate in a fundamental way to networking and communication and not merely substitute for products that would be equally effective when run locally and offline. The GNU.org article [*Who does that server really serve?*](https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/who-does-that-server-really-serve.html) is useful for further consideration. That article describes the problems with Service as a Software Substitute (SaaSS).]
and should otherwise abide by the [Franklin Street Statement on Freedom and Network Services](https://wiki.p2pfoundation.net/Franklin_Street_Statement_on_Freedom_and_Network_Services).[^online-services]
[^online-services]: Overall, online services should relate in a fundamental way to networking and communication and not merely substitute for products that would be equally effective when run locally and offline. The GNU.org article [*Who does that server really serve?*](https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/who-does-that-server-really-serve.html) is useful for further consideration. That article describes the problems with Service as a Software Substitute (SaaSS).
- Projects producing *non-rivalrous* works around hardware products (such as plans, software, designs, and related resources) must meet either:^[The manufacturing and selling of rivalrous hardware products themselves is fine but is independent of the public-goods focus at Snowdrift.coop. Funding from Crowdmatching here should not be used directly for such hardware manufacturing.]
- Projects producing *non-rivalrous* works around hardware products (such as plans, software, designs, and related resources) must meet either:[^hardware]
- The FSF's [Respects-Your-Freedom](https://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/endorsement/criteria) hardware criteria
- The [Open Source Hardware Definition](https://www.oshwa.org/definition/)
[^hardware]: The manufacturing and selling of rivalrous hardware products themselves is fine but is independent of the public-goods focus at Snowdrift.coop. Funding from Crowdmatching here should not be used directly for such hardware manufacturing.
### License options
Each definition above includes connected lists of approved licenses.^[For general perspectives on license choice within the approved lists, see our separate discussion of [FLO license options](https://wiki.snowdrift.coop/about/licenses).]
Each definition above includes connected lists of approved licenses.[^licenses]
[^licenses]: For general perspectives on license choice within the approved lists, see our separate discussion of [FLO license options](https://wiki.snowdrift.coop/about/licenses).
We will also consider projects that use recognized [Copyfree licenses](http://copyfree.org/standard/licenses/) that have not been reviewed by the organizations above (as long as the definitions above are still otherwise met).
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## Product release requirements
- Products must entirely meet the definitions above
- We do not accept projects which release only limited versions of their work under the FLO definitions while producing a separate proprietary version.^[Of course, permissively-licensed products may lead to proprietary derivatives. We do not exclude projects merely because someone else has made a proprietary derivative. However, the project team itself must not actively promote the use of proprietary derivatives.]
- We do not accept projects which release only limited versions of their work under the FLO definitions while producing a separate proprietary version.[^permissive]
- Although we strongly discourage it, project teams may make fully-distinct, *independent* products with different names that do not meet our requirements. But such products shall not be promoted, funded, or otherwise supported through Snowdrift.coop.
- A project itself may meet these requirements even if typically used in a proprietary context (such as an otherwise FLO software program that runs on a proprietary operating system).
- Publish in [standard non-proprietary formats](https://wiki.snowdrift.coop/market-research/flo-formats).
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- For high-bandwidth items, limits on direct access are acceptable *if* alternative access is provided via BitTorrent or other unrestricted mirrors.
- Documentation and support materials must themselves meet the project requirements.
[^permissive]: Of course, permissively-licensed products may lead to proprietary derivatives. We do not exclude projects merely because someone else has made a proprietary derivative. However, the project team itself must not actively promote the use of proprietary derivatives.
## Transparency
- Meet our [transparency requirements](https://wiki.snowdrift.coop/project-reqs/transparency) (not yet finalized as of 2018-09-25) including reporting status on the items from the [Project Honor Code](https://wiki.snowdrift.coop/project-reqs/honor-projects).
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