An open letter in support of RMS.

To sign, click here and name the file <username>.yaml (replace <username> with your name) with the following content:

name: <your name here (optional organization or company)>
link: <link to your profile or site>

Without the <>.


name: Example name (Good company)

Don’t use <> in this file, as well as non-ascii symbols in file name. If you’re using your email as a link, prepend it with mailto:. If you are able to, please use your real name and add projects and affiliated organizations in parentheses.

Then click “Propose new file” and go through the subsequent pages to create a merge request.

If you can, please consider sharing this letter on your forums and social media and notify journalists who might be helpful to our cause.

Alternatively, fork and clone the repo, create the file _data/signed/<username>.yaml manually, then commit and submit a PR.

If you want to support the letter without using Github, go here:, or send a signed patch to [email protected] or ~tyil/[email protected].

If you still require help via visual instructions, use this video.

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The code in the repository is licensed under GPL-3.0-only.

Images in the assets folder are licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. The social preview images are based off, published under CC BY-SA 3.0, originally published as the cover of the O’Reilly book Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software by Sam Williams, published on March 1, 2002 under the GFDL.

Signatures are not copyrightable.


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