Re: Fwd: Draft of Proposal for the GNOME Foundation.

On Jul 13, Nat Friedman wrote:
> Why do we have to conform to legal regulations at all?  If we just
> refuse to call the thing a Board of Directors, then are we still
> subject to these asinine restrictions?  We could have a place-holder
> board if that's necessary for some reason.
> But remember, this is all (at least, in my proposal) part of a virtual
> global entity.  I don't see why it would be subject to any of these
> laws.

I suppose as long as you aren't seeking tax-exempt or any other
special status, that would be fine.  Maybe.

Your proposal mixes a couple of different proposals, as I see it.
Perhaps the prior discussions about having separate money-handling and
technical organizing bodies should be revisited.


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