On Jun 8, 2011, at 5:53 PM, Simon Phipps wrote:
On 8 Jun 2011, at 23:49, Jim Jagielski wrote:
While that is clearly a true statement, you seem to be implying
don't think TDF is "independent". Please can you explain what you
On Jun 8, 2011, at 5:07 PM, Simon Brouwer wrote:
Op 6-6-2011 11:37, toki schreef:
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On 05/06/2011 15:00, Jim Jagielski wrote:
A formal, legal foundation. The ASF is a recognized 501(c)3, non-
TDF might not have 501(c)(3) status, but then consider that it is
incorporated in Germany, not the United States.
That 501(c)(3) status aside, is TDF actually a legally established
I also think that 'independent' is also an adjective that belongs
there... being independent is quite important to a number
of FOSS ecosystem people...
People may just be curious about TDF being "backed" by“Freies Office
e.V.” as well as an associated project in Software in the Public
What does being "backed" by them mean? How independent is it from
2 entitied? Just questions like that.
Certainly being an independent, legally established foundation is
critical, isn't it, as compare to one which is "just" a legally