Re: steering committee vs foundation

Not necessarily.  If you want authoritative answers about technical issues,
you go to the Steering Committee.  If you want to have a forum to have
input in the process, you want to be on the board of the foundation.  If
you want to donate money, you can donate through the Gnome Foundation US or


Martin Baulig wrote:

> Havoc Pennington <> writes:
> > After talking to Owen, I agree there are some concerns:
> >
> >  - the board and committee will have a lot of overlap, leading to more
> >    work for people
> >  - if the foundation doesn't have membership and voting, then it's
> >    hard for it to be the legitimate handler-of-money on behalf
> >    of GNOME
> It may also be hard for companies which are looking for some legal
> representative of the GNOME project - for instance since they want to
> donnate to the project or want an "official" answer to some question.
> --
> Martin Baulig
> (private)
> (work)

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