[Buildbot-devel] Offer of membership to Buildbot into Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc.
Dustin J. Mitchell
dustin at v.igoro.us
Wed Mar 13 17:59:29 UTC 2013
On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 1:26 PM, Bradley M. Kuhn
<bkuhn at sfconservancy.org> wrote:
> I am excited to inform you that Conservancy's Project Evaluation
> Committee has approved Buildbot for membership in the Software Freedom
This is great news! SFC membership gives Buildbot some legal
identity, along with the ability to fundraise and use the donations in
> The next step is to negotiate a formal agreement between the project and
> the Conservancy, which is called a fiscal sponsorship agreement (FSA).
> You can find a template of the agreement available on Conservancy's
> website at: http://sfconservancy.org/members/apply/ConservancyFSATemplate.pdf
I'd like to give folks a few days to read and respond with their
preferences here, and reasons for those preferences. In particular,
before I state my opinions, I'd like to hear thoughts on:
> (a) who the initial signatories should be (ideally it should include
> anyone who has ever made substantial contributions to the project),
> (b) who the Project Leadership Committee (PLC) should be, how it should
> govern itself, and what it should be called. Note there are a few
> examples in the FSA template of how other projects have done this,
> but they are just guidelines, not choices. The most important
> thing is to write something that describes the natural and
> existing leadership structure of your project. Conservancy also
> is reluctant to accept PLC's that have fewer than three members.
I'd prefer to keep the discussion on-list, but please contact me
privately if you feel that's necessary.
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