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Re: "Verein", and list of academics taking part in DebConf


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 11:30:58AM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 11:03:50AM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> > Folks,
> > 
> > right now it's all looking good wrt. DebConf Deutschland e.V. and
> > its foundation on 3 May in Heidelberg.
> > 
> > Lawyer Dr. Michael Stehmann (http://rechtsanwalt-stehmann.de,
> > mikeadvo on IRC, and very knowledgable in things Open Source and
> > Debian) has been patiently working through our bylaws and I am about
> > to make some more changes that I'll commit to Git ASAP. I'll move
> > the bylaws to debconf-data in the process.
> > 
> > Starting next week, I would like to get in touch with the tax
> > authorities and commence our application so that we can make as many
> > changes as possible well ahead of our foundation (this is standard
> > procedure). I am also registering another Verein at the same time,
> > so I can combine the two processes for less workload.
> > 
> > In the application, we'll state that we are active in the fields of
> > science and research (as well as education). Just in case we need to
> > back this up, it would be really useful to have a list of
> > Debian-affiliated academics with their degrees who are known to
> > speak at DebConf. There's tbm, zack, lucas, mako, biella, jesus,
> > myself etc. etc..
> > 
> > https://wiki.debian.org/research
> > 
> > Would one of you be able compile a list that we can use to back up
> > our claim over the weekend? Name, degree, university, research web
> > page, ???
> I can do this.

I have since contacted a number of people and most of them were positive
about it, I've bounced their replies to debconf15@debconf.org


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