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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: Desktop Linux Consortium membership
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 10:07:24 +0100
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On Tuesday 02 December 2003 23:39, dams@... wrote:
> >
> > This group seems to be the driving force behind actual developments.
> > However in this structure corporate sponsors (the guys that fork
> > over alot of money) hold 7/11 (>½) of votes. Not sure I like how
> > that works... I can see giving incentives for sponsorship, but at
> > the same time why take the power from the people who really know the
> > issues regarding Linux on the desktop.
>
> Right, but if you look at the corporates, they don't seems to be that
> evil. Sure there is no guarantee for the future, but I think it's
> quite safe for now.

For me it is still not clear what we would gain in becoming members of 
the consortium. In any case, if we believe that we can gain in becoming 
members, we do need to propose it to the management.

Paul

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Paul de Vrieze
Gentoo Developer
Mail: pauldv@g.o
Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net
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