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From Ceki Gülcü <c...@qos.ch>
Subject Re: Donations link
Date Wed, 23 Jul 2003 21:52:03 GMT

It appears that the non-profit status of the ASF does precludes such
links. A non-profit organization is not allowed to act as a front
for a for profit organization.

Good to know.

At 04:32 PM 7/23/2003 +0200, Ceki Gülcü wrote:
>Hello,
>
>I would like to set up a donations link on the log4j pages similar to
>the Jave project (http://www.jave.de/).  The donations will be
>collected by QOS.ch (my company). Thirty percent (30%) of the
>proceedings will be transferred to the Apache Software Foundation in
>order to pay for our infrastructure, legal expenses and shore up
>reserves. The rest (70%) will be used to cover up the expenses of
>log4j development.
>
>What do you think? Is everyone comfortable with this idea?
>
>Let me add that the amounts involved are not very big. I really do
>not expect donations to exceed $2K per year.
>
>I have not yet asked the ASF board for their approval. I wanted to
>test the waters here first.

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