On Mon, 8 Mar 2004, Daniel Rogers wrote:
> Hello again,
> It has been awhile since I have done a GIMP Foundation update. There
> is quite a bit that must be decided on at this point. Also, people need
> to decide how invovled they would like to be.
> My goals for The GIMP really boil down to three things. First, I really
> want to see The GIMP to be a household name for professional image
> editors. Second, I want to the GIMP as easy as possible for volunteers
> to contribute to. Third, I want to be able to turn The GIMP into a
> real, paid, career for a team of people, including myself.
I would add usability for all and ease-of-getting started for new and
casual users to the list of gimp goals.
> If you are a board member you must:
> Attend board meetings.
Is this required to be in person, or is conference call/irc/email/etc
sufficient? Furthermore, is it possible for board members to be
reimbursed for expenses? I can see this being a major obstacle for non-us
> WHAT THE ORGANIZATION CAN DO
> Here are a few of the things, that given the oppurtunity and funds I
> would like to do with TGF.
In my mind one of the major reasons to have a Gimp Foundation is to put
all of our IP ducks in a row. As I've said before I don't think that
having contributors sign over copyright to TGF would be the best plan.
Instead, I would like to see the ability to give TGF power-of-attorney to
sue copyright violators in their behalf.
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