Resolution 2008-09-17.mcs.1: Tux4Kids as an Associated Project

This resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI at their meeting of September 17, 2008.


  1. Tux4Kids is a significant Free Software project (an umbrella organization around Tux Typing [II] (TuxType); Tux, of Math Command (TuxMath) and Tux Paint).

  2. The Tux4Kids developers would like SPI's support and assistance, including receiving and holding property (e.g., donations) on behalf of the project, dispersing donations to project members, legal advice and representation, and possibly other services to be decided later by Tux4Kids.


  1. Tux4Kids 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

  2. Currently, Bill Kendrick and David Bruce are recognised by SPI as the current authoritative decisionmakers for Tux4Kids. In the event of a disagreement between them, Bill Kendrick's views take precedence. The decisionmakers will appoint their own successors.

  3. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is approved by the SPI Board.