[open-science] Software is fundamental to research - show your support!

Egon Willighagen egon.willighagen at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 14:44:59 UTC 2014

On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Jenny Molloy <jenny.molloy at okfn.org> wrote:
> The petition doesn't explicitly mention open software but the SSI engage in
> many activities that promote open and reproducible research and I know we
> have a lot of people who use and develop software extensively as part of
> their research on this list so I thought it may be of interest!

In cheminformatics it has been since long an accepted dogma that the
software is only sustainability in a proprietary context. The Blue
Obelisk is trying to change this, but progress goes slow.

They should be clear, also in the survey, what the SSI means with sustainable.


E.L. Willighagen
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