Resolution 2019-05-25.jrk.1: Removing Jenkins as associated project

Adrian Bunk bunk at
Mon Jun 3 20:18:51 UTC 2019

On Mon, Jun 03, 2019 at 05:06:33PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Adrian Bunk writes ("Re: Resolution 2019-05-25.jrk.1: Removing Jenkins as associated project"):
> > On Mon, Jun 03, 2019 at 12:15:53PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > While it may be lawful for SPI to transfer charitable assets to
> > > another charity which spends those charitable funds on
> > > legally-charitable purposes but at the direction of for-profit
> > > corporations, it is not clear to me that it is ethically appropriate
> > > for SPI to make such a transfer.
> > 
> > These are the assets of the associated project that are only held in 
> > trust by SPI.
> They are indeed held in trust by SPI.  The terms of the trust are,
> largely, the SPI Associated Project Framework:
>  | money will be spent according to the instructions of (and SPI's
>  | agreement with) the Project, provided that these instructions are
>  | consistent with SPI's goals and legal obligations.
> Note the reference to SPI's goals.

Which legal document or resolution does this reference?

According to Article 2 of the by-laws the purpose of SPI includes
basically everything involving computers except running a school.

> Ian.



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