ASL/SPI partnership

Michael Schultheiss schultmc at
Tue Jan 30 18:14:18 UTC 2007

Josh Berkus wrote:
> Jimmy,
> > Even businesses which are not legal entities, like sole proprietorships
> > and presumably unincorporated nonprofit associations such as Debian,
> > should still do some form of accounting to keep track of the finances. I
> > agree ASL should also record on its books money that it holds in trust
> > for Debian, but there's no way Debian as a whole can get a proper
> > picture of its income/loss, balance sheet, cash flow, and net worth
> > across all its affiliated legal entities unless Debian keeps a set of
> > books for itself. Isn't there even someone delegated by the DPL as an
> > accountant for this purpose?
> Surely you know better ;-)

According to, Mako is the
Debian Accountant:

Accountant -- <accountant at>
     member Benj. Mako Hill

I'm not sure what he's done though.

Michael Schultheiss
E-mail: schultmc at

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