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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Re: RFE 440667: Remove corpname

On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 07:14:50AM -0500, Norman Walsh wrote:
> / Yann Dirson <ydirson@fr.alcove.com> was heard to say:
> | With definitions something like:
> |
> | nonprofit	an organisation with a non-profit legal status under
> | 		some law (eg. under French law "association loi 1901")
> |
> | informal	an organisation with no legal status (eg. Debian)
> Is Debian really an informal organization in the US? I'd have guessed
> they were a nonprofit, but I take your point.

SPI (spi-inc.org) is the (US) non-profit org that was created to serve
as a legal frontend.  It now also "hosts" Gnome, Berlin, the Linux
Standard Base, etc.

Yann Dirson <Yann.Dirson@fr.alcove.com>                 http://www.alcove.com/
Free-Software Engineer				      Ingénieur Logiciel-Libre
Free-Software time manager    	       Responsable du temps Informatique-Libre
Debian GNU/Linux developper <dirson@debian.org>

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