[oe] [RFC] Creating an OpenEmbedded founation

Koen Kooi koen at dominion.kabel.utwente.nl
Thu Jun 21 17:37:36 UTC 2007

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Holger Freyther schreef:
> Am 15.06.2007 um 16:10 schrieb Gerwin van der Kruis:
>> Is there any news on that ?
> Hey,
> Florian talked with Martin 'Joey' Schulze one of board members of the  
> FFIS[1] and it might be possible to get an associated project with  
> this organisation.
> Pros:
> 	-It is a european based non-protfit organization.
> 	-It is similiar to Software in the public interest
> 	-It has the tax-exemption status
> Cons/Unknown:
> 	There are a couple of things we need to ask before asking to get an  
> associated project:
> 		-If people want to give money to OE and use FFIS, how much will be  
> given to OE?
> 		-What can we do with assets?
> 		-What will happen if we want/need to leave. Can we take donations  
> with us?
> 		-Can U.S. based people use SPI to give us money?
> I think if we get a positive answer we should go the ffis route.

I see no benefits of using FFIS over starting an e.V.
The complete lack of recent info on FFIS also a huge red flag...
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