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Nov 12, 2010, 16:05 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jono Bacon)

"Recently I blogged about some concerns that I have had about increasing disrespect in the Open Source, Free Software, and Free Culture communities. My blog entry shared some of the work I started on an OpenRespect Declaration, but I wasn't sure if I should publish it.

"I did some thinking on this, and reviewed some of the fantastic comments on my blog, and I decided to go ahead and launch There I have listed the declaration with a few extra points about:

* the importance of honesty (thanks Jef Spaleta for the suggestion)

* the importance of remembering that people pour their heart and soul into their work

"The site is pretty simple, and pretty minimal, so don't expect a rip-roaring experience there, but it gets over the most important point – the OpenRespect Declaration."

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