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Re: awareness + flexibility + security

From: Bas Wijnen
Subject: Re: awareness + flexibility + security
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 16:40:19 +0100
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On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 07:00:23PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> this is intended as a first cut to what a computer system should look
> like from a user's perspective.  Maybe some of this can be the basis
> for some design principles.  I am not as quick as Bas with listing
> design goals :) so I apologize for the slowness in which these ideas
> are developed.
> I think I have identified three requirements for users:
> Awareness, Security, Flexibility

Following the DRM discussion, we may want to explicitly add the GNU project
freedoms to the design principles.  At least me and Antrik have used them to
reject supporting the TC chips, so it fulfils Jonathan's "definition" of a
design principle ("they can be used to reject things"). :-)


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