Resolution 2013-06-30.jmd.1: Swathanthra Malayalam Computing as an associated project

This resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI via a unanimous email vote concluded on July 29, 2013.


  1. Swathanthra Malayalam Computing is a substantial and significant Free Software project, engaged in the development, localization, standardization and popularization of various Free and Open Source Software in Malayalam language. This aligns with SPI's stated purposes such as "support, encourage and promote the creation and development of software available to the general public", "endeavor to monitor and improve the quality of currently existing publicly available software" and "foster, promote and increase access to software systems available to the general public"

  2. The Swathanthra Malayalam Computing developers would like SPI's support and assistance, including taking donations.


  1. Swathanthra Malayalam Computing 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. Anivar Aravind is recognised by SPI as the liaison to SPI for Swathanthra Malayalam Computing and is responsible in the first instance for communicating the wishes of Swathanthra Malayalam Computing to SPI. In the event of the need for a replacement Santhosh Thottingal and/or Praveen Arimbrathodiyill will act as backups.

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