[Consortium] Meeting at Karlsruhe
andrea.glorioso at agnula.org
Wed May 5 18:23:58 EDT 2004
>>>>> "jaromil" == jaromil <jaromil at dyne.org> writes:
> I can further investigate this opportunity while i'm in
> Amsterdam (until end of june), if you all think is worthwhile.
I think this is a good opportunity to investigate, so it would be
great if you could devote a little time to understand the various
options available in the Netherlands.
> I also agree that a foundation/non-profit-org is a good way to
> shape our efforts, as long we are enough people (AFAIK a min of
> 8 is needed) and we have a clear (and one could say strong)
> motivation for our mission.
The number doesn't seem to be a specific problem here. We can
probably better define the mission of the consortium in its specific
points, but that can be done while we study the various available
options available for creating a formal entity.
I'd say that:
1) the ability for people from different countries to be a part of the
2) the ability of the organization to collect money (whether as
donations, grants and/or merchandising) as long as the money is
devoted to the fulfilment of the social mission;
are two necessary characterics which the formal entity should have in
order to be a viable option for us. There could be other points, too,
but I'll let people speak on this.
> good idea.
> tech-wise i suggest to first evaluate the use of RSS feeds to do
> that, that could be a first working exchange of links and
> infos. At least the linuxaudio page could start publishing a
> feed that others can include..
Do you know anybody who could lend a hand with webmastering, at least
from the start?
I think I can handle finding server space and connectivity and/or
trying to convince my mother organization to pay for (a part of) the
Andrea Glorioso andrea.glorioso at agnula.org
AGNULA Technical Manager http://www.agnula.org/
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