[Consortium] re: organisations

Marek Peteraj marpet at naex.sk
Fri Jan 30 20:31:18 EST 2004

> > But what will it solve?If part of linuxaudio's agenda is to get 
> > funding to be used for the
> enhancement of the pro-audio development platform on Linux then having a
> formal organization is essential.

In which sense formal? Does it solve the legal issues?

> Companies and persons who would want
> to sponsor such things needs someone to make an arrangement with.
> That is why GNOME has the GNOME Foundation, Ogg has Xiph and is why we
> have OSDL.

Sure, i know, but i was more interested to know how the legal issues involved in the establishing of an organisation 
will get solved. AFAIK GNOME Foundation and Xiph are both official 501(c)(3) non-profit organisations. Its members are natural persons.


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