Terms

  • Custom
  • Enclosure
  • Estover
    • The allotment of common resources allowed to a person to meet their needs
    • Magna Carta: a widow “shall have meanwhile her reasonable estover of common”
  • Fork
    • In an open-source project, to copy the source code of something in order to adapt and modify it.
    • Consider canon 13 of the Fourth Lateran Council, which forbade new religious orders from starting from scratch, but instead required them to begin with a pre-existing rule. Could they then modify it?
  • Friction
  • Governance
  • Infrastructure
  • Jubilee
  • Platform
  • Protocol: disambiguation
  • Stacktivism - “a critical conversation & line of enquiry around infrastructure & the relationship we have to it”
  • Stewardship
  • Subsidiarity
  • Venture communism - cf. Dmytri Kleiner
  • Vernacular - cf. Ivan Illich