Inspired by a presentation by @aiscarvalho and @rlafuente, we ask you: supposing these 3 terms describe the same thing, which one would you prefer?

@lgm @aiscarvalho @rlafuente the only one that makes any sense is 'F/LOSS Design', as it is the only one that says that you are talking about software - 'design' isn't a contraction of 'UX design'

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@brunopostle @lgm @aiscarvalho When we proposed these terms, one of the issues in mind was how vast the "design" term is. In this case, we meant to encompass most fields of design, not just software-directed or digital-based.

The "F/LOSS design" term is actually my favourite because it refers to the tools used in the design process.

@rlafuente @lgm @aiscarvalho I don't have a perfect label either. Approaching design and making with a free software attitude of sharing, copying and incremental improvement is best described as 'tradition' - but this word needs to be reclaimed

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