Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

From the US Digital Services Playbook [1]:

> PLAY 13

> Default to open

> When we collaborate in the open and publish our data publicly, we can improve Government together. By building services more openly and publishing open data, we simplify the public’s access to government services and information, allow the public to contribute easily, and enable reuse by entrepreneurs, nonprofits, other agencies, and the public.

> Checklist

> - Offer users a mechanism to report bugs and issues, and be responsive to these reports

> [...]

> - Ensure that we maintain contractual rights to all custom software developed by third parties in a manner that is publishable and reusable at no cost

> [...]

> - When appropriate, publish source code of projects or components online

> [...]

> Key Questions

> [...]

> - If the codebase has not been released under an open source license, explain why.

> - What components are made available to the public as open source?

> [...]

[1] https://playbook.cio.gov/#play13




Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: