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From: Spider <spider@g.o>
Subject: Re: Summary of NFP options
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 00:45:23 +0200
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On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 15:47:39 -0600
"Daniel Robbins" <drobbins@g.o> wrote:

> Kurt clearly explained why the coop needs to be a separate entity from
> the main NFP. The coop is a good thing in itself. But combined with
> the NFP, the coop will first make setting up the NFP take way too
> long. Second, it will completely change the way decisions are made on
> the project, which people don't want. It will undermine developer
> authority, which developers obviously don't want. I was mistakenly
> trying to accomplish too many things under one roof by suggesting that
> we have a coop be the main entity for Gentoo.
> So the coop and the NFP need to be a separate entity. The NFP will be
> set up first, then we will worry about funding issues that can be
> addressed by setting up a coop.
> Just want to make sure that everyone knows my corrected opinion on
> this.

Would you please post this to -core as well, since thats where a lot of
this discussion was first introduced to people (  the meeting log for
one )

Otherwise, I'm glad for the separation, and I'm quite optimistic about
what the coop would be able to produce. It does give some hope for the


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