Anthony Towns replies to Donna Orlowski:
> Sorry you haven't had much of a straight answer. You have four options:
> (4) Cheque or wire transfer to Debian UK, funds marked for use only with
> approval of DPL or authorised delegate -- for details contact Steve
> McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Any of these are fine, and will see your donation used to improve Debian.
So you can see that the DPL has explicitly endorsed Debian UK as a
mechanism for donating for Debian.
Therefore, I trust there will be no more statements like this one:
MJ Ray writes ("Re: Donations"):
> Steve is an officer of a trader called the Debian-UK Society.
> It is not a charity. Please make donations to SPI directly.
In particular, the Constitution says that `[a person] must not
actively work against these rules and decisions properly made under
If you want you can hold a GR to reverse the DPL's decision but you
must not interfere with people who are carrying out that decision, for
example by emailing FUD to external people.