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Re: [Gnustep-marketing] GNUstep Foundation

From: MJ Ray
Subject: Re: [Gnustep-marketing] GNUstep Foundation
Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2004 01:10:49 +0100

On 2004-10-02 00:24:29 +0100 Gregory John Casamento <address@hidden> wrote:

[...] I think English law normally restricts use of directed donations to non-profit groups, so you can't spend them on other things. You can spend general donations on anything. I'd need to check to be certain of that, but I'm pretty sure. Does US law have similar provisions?
I'm not sure what provisions you're speaking of. [...]

Does US law prevent spending donations directed to a specific end from being spent on general administration?

If so, do we just need confirmation that the chief maintainer's decision is final?
Final in what sense?  On the project, yes, Adam's decision is final.

Final in deciding allocation of donated funds to particular uses?

[...] research SPI which I didn't know
about until I asked Jeff in #gnustep to see if that's appropriate for our

Again, I apologise for overestimating your research. I don't think my assumption you'd seen SPI was too outrageous, though, as they are pretty open.

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