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Re: (offtopic) ISO certificates

From: Chris Mair <chrisnospam(at)1006(dot)org>
To: Adrian Maier <adrian(dot)maier(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: (offtopic) ISO certificates
Date: 2006-09-27 00:17:35
Message-ID: 1159316255.8469.12.camel@ultra.home.lan (view raw or flat)
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> "ISO certificate" is quite vague because there are different types of
> certitifcates AFAIK.
> He is probably asking about ISO 9001, for quality system.
> 
> I am tempted to answer that we are not ISO certified.  And to explain
> that we will
> probably never have such a certificate because in an opensource
> project it is not
> possible to force everyone to work according to some strict procedures .
> 
> Is this correct ?
> 
> I'm wondering whether it's true that all EU financed projects must use
> only software
> from ISO-certified sources .

Definitly not true.
Probably some PHB threw some random mention of ISO 9001 into the project
proposal - the project was accepted - and now they're a stuck trying to
comply with this.

Bye,
Chris.



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