Meeting Agenda for Thursday 11th December, 2014

This is the proposed agenda for the SPI board meeting of Thursday, December 11th, 2014, to be held at 20:00 UTC in #spi on irc.spi-inc.org.

  1. Opening
  2. Roll Call
  3. President's report (Bdale Garbee)
  4. Treasurer's report (Michael Schultheiss)
  5. Secretary's report (Martin Michlmayr)
  6. Outstanding minutes
    1. Thursday, 13th November 2014 (Martin Michlmayr)
  7. Items up for discussion
    1. Resolution 2014-12-11.bg.2: X.Org as associated project
  8. Any other business
  9. Next board meeting: January 8th, 2015, 20:00 UTC

President's report

(none)

Treasurer's report

(pending)

Resolution 2014-12-11.bg.2: X.Org as associated project

1. The X.Org Foundation is an existing 501(c)3 corporation, incorporated
in the state of Delaware:

  http://www.x.org/foundation/irs-form-1023/5-ExhibitD.pdf

2. The bylaws the X.Org foundation
(http://www.x.org/foundation/irs-form-1023/6-ExhibitE.pdf) state:

The purpose of the X.Org Foundation shall be to:
  (i)   research, develop, support, organize, administrate,
        standardize, promote and defend the X Window System,
  (ii)  support, educate, organize and participate in the community of
        developers of the X Window System, and
  (iii) support and educate the general community of users of the X
        Window System.

3. The board of the X.Org Foundation has voted to request SPI's support
and assistance, including taking donations and holding funds and
intangible assets. If approved, the X.Org corporation would be
dissolved and all assets transferred to SPI.

THE SPI BOARD RESOLVES THAT

4. X.Org is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project,
according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI
Resolution 1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of
which can be found at
http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2004/2004-08-10.iwj.1

5. The X.Org Secretary is recognised by SPI as the current SPI liaison
for X.Org. The X.Org Secretary is elected by the X.Org board, who are
in turn elected by the members of X.Org. The list of X.org members is
available at:

  https://members.x.org/list.php

6. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 90 days after it is
approved by the SPI Board.