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authorRichard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>2022-11-14 18:44:52 +0100
committerMohammad Akhlaghi <mohammad@akhlaghi.org>2022-11-14 18:49:17 +0100
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Maneage: clarified the definition of Maneage being a programHEADmaster
Until now, we hadn't clearly defined what we mean by Maneage being a program. So viewers of the page could get confused. With this commit, that old sentence was replaced by a new one written by Richard Stallman in a private email (hence why he is the commit author and Mohammad, who pasted it inside of 'index.html', is the committer).
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The name "Maneage" is a <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portmanteau">portmanteau</a>; created by merging the first three characters of "<i>man</i>age" with the last four characters of "lin<i>eage</i>".</p>
<p>Maneage is <a href="https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.en.html">free software</a> and released under <a href="https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.en.html">GNU GPL v3+</a>.
- An important principle of Maneage is that it is a "program" (you download a copy of it and install it on your own machine and use your own copy).
+ Maneage is a <i>program</i>, not a <i>service</i>.
+ This means that you download a copy of Maneage and install a copy on your own machine.
+ Then your copy does the work. Since Maneage is free/libre software, you can change your copy.
+ Therefore, you have full control over what it does.
To learn more about its founding criteria and a basic introduction, see Akhlaghi et al. (<a href="https://doi.org/10.1109/MCSE.2021.3072860">CiSE 2021, vol 23, issue 3, pp 82-91</a>), also available as <a href="https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.03018">arXiv:2006.03018</a> (with extended appendix in one PDF: the recommended format).
Maneage is a recipient of the <a href="https://www.rd-alliance.org/node/64603">RDA Europe Adoption grant</a> and was featured in a Nature Astronomy "<a href="https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-021-01402-3">News and Views</a>" article (Kuttel 2021, <a href="https://rdcu.be/cmYVx">free-to-read link</a>).
You can also watch the short "Video presentation of Maneage" below, or see this published <a href="https://www.rd-alliance.org/sites/default/files/RDA%20adoption%20story_IAC_final.pdf">RDA Adoption story</a> (a short PDF).