Use ARL policy as a starting point for code.milSee original GitHub issue
Much of the discussion here to date has been around licensing. There are many other practical considerations about open sourcing.
I am interpreting the scope of this project to include everything DoD project managers need to open source a project. Therefore those practical considerations are in scope.
I am working on PR #92 to start a document for those items.
DDS employees are welcome to call me. I want to make sure I am taking this is a direction you approve. It will be very helpful for me to understand the nuances of what contributions you are likely to accept.
- Copy ARL policy to this repository on the
- Note / cite that origin is ARL
- Update style as necessary (ARL uses title case for headings, I will use sentence case for headings as per https://standards.usa.gov/design-principles/)
- Turn it into a SIMPLE web page that can be hosted at code.mil
- Use styling & templates per https://standards.usa.gov/page-templates/ from 18F
- Mention DRAFT/DISCUSSION status of the document
- Use Jekyll to convert markdown to html
- Replace all mentions of Army Research Lab with DoD
- Replace tone of document from “This is official ARL policy” to “DDS recommends you do this”
- Offer DDS assistance to other DoD agencies in implementing these recommendations
- Add links to other US Federal Government policies on publishing source code
- Update vague references to “DoD Legal” to be “your agency’s legal department” and similar.
- Change RFC 2119 wording “MUST”, “SHOULD”, … (which is appropriate for policy) to “should” and other language that is appropriate for a recommendation
- Check all links, footnote references and glossary entries
- Reword any language that appears like Defense Digital Service is speaking on behalf of DoD, because they’re not
- Clearly describe the role of the Defense Digital Service in supporting the DoD in the summary
- Include Defense Digital Service contact information and specific points of contact for this project
- Created 7 years ago
- Comments:16 (10 by maintainers)