[maemo-community] Election announcement article (formatting & questions)

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Fri Aug 19 02:21:00 EEST 2011
On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 22:17, Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 16:11, Sunny B <sunnyb7532 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 10:34 AM, Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org> wrote:
>>> Is this a binary selection:
>>>  "Should the Community Council form a governance structure which
>>>   sees the continued survival of maemo.org without Nokia involvement?
>>>   [  ] Yes
>>>   [  ] No"
>> Yes, like this but "Should the Community Council be authorized so that it
>> can form..."
> Better.

I don't see the options as limited "form a legal entity like a
not-for-profit" (lots of work) or "let maemo.org die", though.

For example, what about using an *existing* legal entity? Specifically, Nemein:


Short version: through some mechanism would Nemein be willing to take
on more with money coming in from three sources, whilst
simulataneously responsible for reducing costs (and, indeed, driven

  * Community donations/subscriptions via $PAYMENT_METHOD.
  * Own budgets as a loss-leader to demonstrate Nemein's skills to prospects
    for larger contracts.
  * Nokia at a lower-level of money and still providing trademark usage &
    grants (for example).



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