And being in #marketing, I also know about the power of brands and names. So a long time ago, while brainstorming, we decided that we are building something that connects people. In secure ways. And the name became obvious. 2/n
Here's another insight I had a long time ago. Every piece of #OpenSource code is a standard. Not explicit, but implicit. It is hiding in stable APIs and long term sustainability of any Open Source project. Most of the time it can stay in that implicit state.
But sometimes it becomes helpful to translate source code to standard language. Be it an RFC, a full blown ISO standard or anything inbetween. It's helpful because it opens new possibilities AND forces you to stick to your stable API/ABI.
That's why since many, many years I have proposed that standards should come with three things: The standard, an #OpenSource reference implementation and a compliance checker for other implementations. It's a simple and obvious way to solve a lot of problems IMHO.
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