[Spi-private] Re: money handling

Joshua D. Drake jd at commandprompt.com
Mon Jul 17 16:40:23 UTC 2006

Bruce Perens wrote:
> Josh Berkus wrote:
>> In theory, yes.   In practice, that would amount only to witholding
>> funds which were requested for something not allowed to 501(c)3s.  I
>> personally can't imagine the PostgreSQL project requesting anything
>> that wasn't "software in the public interest" related. 

> The relationship between the non-profit project and the commercial
> companies involved in it can be problematical. You can't carry out
> activities using non-profit funds whose main purpose is to facilitate
> their business.

PostgreSQL.Org doesn't do that except in the sense that it creates 


Joshua D. Drake


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