Resolution Arch Linux as associated project

This resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI at their meeting of August 10, 2011 and was subsequently accepted by a project representative.


  1. Arch Linux is a substantial and significant Free Software project.

  2. The Arch Linux developers would like SPI's support and assistance, including legal help, holding property, and taking donations.


  1. Arch Linux 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. Aaron Griffin is recognised by SPI as the authoritative decision maker and SPI liaison for Arch Linux Successors will be appointed in turn by the sitting project liaison, or by a simple majority of existing Arch Linux developers.

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