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From: Yuri Vasilevski <yvasilev@g.o>
Subject: Re: Software in Public Interest, cont...
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2008 08:30:56 -0500
Hello,

On Fri, 15 Aug 2008 14:10:50 -0400
"William L. Thomson Jr." <wltjr@g.o> wrote:

> On Fri, 2008-08-15 at 12:26 -0500, Yuri Vasilevski wrote:
> >
> > Back to the issue, taking into account the corrections that Ferris
> > McCormick kindly added and the positivism I sensed in his response,
> > I talked with Bdale Garbee regarding us, Gentoo Fundation, joining
> > the SPI and discussed the previous e-mail I sent as well as
> > fmccor's replay.
> 
> Thank you but at this time I would prefer as an individual and trustee
> that you not be asking or pursuing information from the SPI. If you
> look in archives I contacted them official months ago. Most all
> interactions were cc'd to -nfp list. We are not proceeding with them
> at this time.

I apologise if I did something inappropriate, but I want to assure you
that I always tried to make it clear that this were just my questions
and that I asked them withing the gentoo context so I could get a more
precise information for me to know how things would work (and then,
because I liked it, I decided to share it a the whole, even when it
overlapped with already available information).

So please do accept my apologies as I made contact with them just so I
could get a clear picture on the role they could play within gentoo's
context and then just because it made sense to me, I made the proposal
to rethink about them adding new information, but nothing more than
this. And gathered the information I needed I will not inquire any more
on the subject unless the foundation will want me obtain more
information.

> >  I was
> > told that the process should be the following, we need to let them
> > know that we would like to join with a specific one person contact
> > address
> 
> And that's a hug road block to me. One contact from Gentoo to the SPI.
> That will not work for us.

Yes, I completely agree with this point, I also sow it as a bit of a
drawback, but I also understand the reasons that made them require one
personal contact from each project.

Kindest regards,
Yuri.


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