[Spi-private] Re: money handling

Joshua D. Drake jd at commandprompt.com
Mon Jul 17 05:46:32 UTC 2006

Russ Nelson wrote:
> Joshua D. Drake writes:
>  > Wait, are you saying that in theory, the SPI could take PostgreSQL.Org?
> No, I'm saying that even though SPI is in theory holding resources on
> behalf of and controlled by PostgreSQL.org, it also needs to abide by
> its corporate charter to engage in "Software in the Public Interest".
> If any of SPI's projects should start doing things which are not in
> the public interest, (again, this is all just theory) SPI should
> refuse to allow the project to use those resources.

So you are saying that if we take 5k in donations for postgresql and 
then postgresql doesn't something that SPI doesn't like, SPI could 
freeze that 5k? In theory?

> But to answer your question, SPI is not the owner of PostgreSQL.Org,
> so no.

O.k. good :).

Joshua D. Drake


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