Launching the Xfce Foundation

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at
Thu Feb 3 19:40:06 CET 2011

On Thu, 3 Feb 2011 18:30:44 +0100
Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at> wrote:

> So, the current idea is to:
>   * Make the board a 2-people thing.
>   * Launch the Foundation at FOSDEM, leaving out the signatures that
>     need to be approved by the notary. We still need 7 people for this
>     process as there have to be at least 7 members at the time of the
>     registration.
>   * One of the board members (perhaps from outside Germany) takes the
>     papers home with him, goes to a notary, gets the apostil and sends
>     the papers over to Germany the second board member does the same
>     thing and hands in the registration request.
> That should be doable within a few weeks. The downside is that we'd
> have a small board (which is less cool and representative but should
> be fine for a project at our scale) and to not over-complicate things
> even more I would have to be elected to the board.

This is not true actually. But I think it's necessary that at least one
German person is elected to the board to make things easier. I can
request the registration even if I'm not on the board of directors.

  - Jannis

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