- What is Alveole
- Founding members
- How to use Alveole
- Submit a project
- Import source code
- Team and contacts
Welcome on Alveole, the Forge of free software for the social economy structures (SES) and socially responsible finance (SRF) !Embodying the convergence of socially responsible economy sectors and free software communities, Alveole is a collaborative platform for free software prodution. It aims to:
- bring together computer scientists who want to embark on projects that "make sense" in terms of social equity with the SES structures (cooperatives, mutual societies, associations ...) or SRF (micro-credits, ethical investments, savings manager) who need software;
Because it aims to link communities of developers, users of free software, structures of social economy, socially responsible finance institutions Alveole is wide open. All contributions are welcome: expression of needs, translation software, software testing, software development ... Computer scientists, not computer experts, business everyone has a place.
- "free" software that have already been developed by the structures of the SES or the SRF, so that others can use it.
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Two worlds coexist that raise the ramparts against the hegemonic temptation of capitalism. One is old and has its roots in the 19th century industrial age – the world of social economy (cooperatives, mutuals, associations). The other is younger and has its roots in the 21st century information age – the world of Free/Libre and Open Source Software. If the Free community and enterprises of the social economy have already rubbed elbows together for more than a decade, they don't often see how close their struggles are. The time has come to speak of the closeness of these struggles and the urgency of their alliance.
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