Our Principles

Free, open

Free, open source software using open standards.

Work everywhere

To the extent practical.

For the public benefit

Sustained by social enterprise.


Favor no ideological or political positions.

100% community moderated

Bottom up, not top down.

Merit based

Influence based on track record.


Credibility without public identity.


By design.

Transparent, auditable

In systems. In governance.

Think long term

Infrastructure for 100 years. Or longer?

Many formats, many contexts

HTML, PDF, video, books. News, blogs, scientific articles, legislation, regulations, Terms of Service, etc.

Work with the best

Remain humble.