MJ Ray wrote: > Daniel Ruoso <firstname.lastname@example.org> skribis: > >>Em Seg, 2005-09-05 =E0s 12:55 +0100, MJ Ray escreveu: >> >>>Daniel Ruoso <email@example.com> skribis: >>> >>>>In Brasil, for >>>>instance, there is no such thing as "charity organization". >>> >>>Then no groups would get special consideration from that >>>clause of my suggestion. What's the problem? >> >>The problem is using country-specific definitions for a supra-national >>organization. The rules applied by Debian to DUS should apply to any >>other organization in the world. > > > "Charity" is not country-specific. At the very least, Japan > (according to JACO) and Canada (CharityVillage) also have > charities with similar conditions of openness to the UK. > DUS is not registered as a charity, so just like organisations > in a country with no "charity" concept, it could use one of > the other ways I mentioned. > > Same rules should apply to all. Agreed? > I'm confused -- were we trying to throw a spanner in the works of the Debian UK society here, or trying to define a worthwhile trademark policy? I don't see that migrating a thread that started out as the former is likely to yield a useful version of the latter. Can we start again please? Cheers, Phil.
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