[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Application to SPI as associated project

Clément Bœsch ubitux at gmail.com
Thu May 10 11:11:50 CEST 2012

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 01:19:36AM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Wednesday 2012-05-09 07:53:59 +0200, Clément Bœsch encoded:
> > On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 12:10:13AM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> [...]
> > > The partecipation to SPI will not exclude the possibility to
> > > partecipate to other umbrella organizations (e.g. VideoLAN) or having
> > > an independent dedicated organization. Since SPI has already the
> > > framework and the expertise for managing funds and providing related
> > > services, being an SPI associated project seems to me like a good
> > > idea.
> > > 
> > 
> > It looks like a good idea to me too. Do you know any other organization
> > providing similar services for comparison?
> http://flossfoundations.org/should-i-start-an-npo
> Also there is VideoLAN. The point is that something is better than
> nothing at all, and relying on a pre-existing organization with a
> working framework should help to get started with donations and all.
> Then we're free to leave at any point, especially if we see solutions
> which suit us better.
> Feel free to brainstorm on this, since this is a novel area for many
> of us then the more we share about what the know the better it is.

If we are free to leave anytime we want, then it's certainly a good idea
to experiment. I don't have any objection and I think it's a pretty good
idea. Thanks for caring about this :)


Clément B.
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