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Re: Donations

Hi Manoj!

* Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> [2006-06-11 15:37]:

> Hi,
>         How about simplifying the strictures in the constitution to
>  something like this:
> ]	Since Debian has no authority to hold money or property, any
> ]	monetary donations for the Debian Project must be made to any
> ]	one of a set of organizations designated by the DPL to be
> ]	allowed to handle such things in name of the Debian project.
> \footnote{Historically, Any property in hardware, trademarks, or in
> copyright was handled by SPI, our original legal umbrella organization
> in the U.S.}
>         This means that the constitution adds the designation of
>  financial organizations as a power of the DPL, and we shall not have
>  to change the constitution to add or remove organizations to the
>  approved list.
Why limit the change to monetary donations? It _could_ be easier in some
contries to donate hardware to DPL approved parties then to SPI
(countries with property tax and regulations on property transfer come
to my mind)

yours Martin
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