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Open Scripture Project - Making the Perfect God

Today, I want to introduce you to the "Open Scripture Project". OSP will be a community built religion with a git repository for changes. The purpose of OSP is to give us all the chance to make the perfect god.  We will do it by following a time honoured open source philosophy. Release early and release often!

Everyone is invited to work on creating god. If you can't help in the creation, you can elect to run (or worship) the new god, report bugs, or even write documentation. Working together, we could, in time, eradicate all the bugs in the god code and release a perfect god, one worthy of the millions of developers who would eventually work on him. Or her. Or it. The latter remains to be seen as god would no doubt evolve over time and over several releases.

We'd have people praying to an alpha release of god, with all the latest features but full of bugs, and the beta god which, while more stable, would still be too scary for the people who prefer a more stable god. Then, every few months, we'd have an upgrade to the new (more or less stable) god and people would learn the new prayers required to make the new god work properly. 

A little further down the line, when the god code inevitably gets forked, we could have a simpler version; a less powerful god with fewer options for people who like their gods to just work without too much twerking, er, I mean tweaking. The geekier worshippers could have a fully customizable god that can be controlled via a command line. 

So join us. Help us create the perfect scripture, and the perfect god.

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George Bernard Shaw