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Steve Long wrote:
> Well technically the Foundation used to be legal title-holder to all
> assets. He's talking about the Trustees exerting control over the
> developers, which is something it was explicitly set up not to do; the
> Council are the ultimate authority for all developers. So in a sense he's
> trying to take control over the whole thing (even though it would be
> legally disjoint entity) in one swoop. Some people will applaud that,
> others not. *shrug*
Well correct me if I am wrong but if the foundation is no more then
wouldn't/hasn't everything revert(ed) back to him anyway?
> The SFC thing is far more like the old Foundation tbh. Only they have
> professional admins, accountants and lawyers. ;)
>> At the very least I would only consider his offer when I had some sort
>> of information on the offer. Negotiations are whats needed, not an
>> instant accept/decline
> Yeah, only he explicitly rules out any negotiation and set a very tight
> deadline to accept or refuse. I pleaded with him to change only the terms
> (no discussion/deadline and all his appointees) believe it or not. meh.
> "Railroading" is the only term that seems apt to me.
That is just a negotiation manoeuvre, forcing Gentoo to act
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