List Archive: gentoo-nfp
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On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 15:47:39 -0600
"Daniel Robbins" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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
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
Tortured users / Laughing in pain
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