[hackerspaces] Is this a hackerspace?

William Reyor opticfiber at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 20:41:05 CET 2013

Why not just let each space list out its goals / mission. And the viewer can determine if its a space they'd like to visit ?

- William Reyor

On Jan 2, 2013, at 2:15 PM, Sparr <sparr0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 2:03 PM, William Reyor <opticfiber at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ok so lets get this right.
>> For-profit  spaces that are not member run - OK
>> Non-profit member run spaces - OK
>> Non-profit spaces that have paid classes - OK
>> For profit spaces that have paid classes - Not OK
>> What about spaces that rely on local government for support would they be
>> allowed?
>> I think trying to judge and measure each entity is an exercise in futility.
>> Why not allow what is ?
> The distinctions you're drawing here are yours alone, and poor ones.
> No one else has suggested the dividing line that you're describing
> here. There are a hundred factors that make a space more
> hackerspace-y, and freeside and nycresistor both have 90 of them,
> while geniuscorps has 2 of them. there's a line somewhere between
> those two numbers that should be the bar for inclusion on the wiki.
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