[ros-dev] Re: [ros-foundation] ReactOS Foundation 501c3 Status - Approved

Steven Edwards steven_ed4153 at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 7 14:27:17 CEST 2005

--- Royce Mitchell III <royce3 at ev1.net> wrote:
> I think it's important to draw a clear line as to the responsibilities 
> of the board as opposed to things that should be decided by all 
> commiters ( vs things that the community at large should be invited into ).

I agree. As far as I see it the board should just control the books and thats about it.

> Basically there would be two types of bounties:
> 1) "Directed" bounties: If someone donates money towards the completion 
> of a purpose, the money must be made available for that purpose.
> 2) "General Funds" bounties: These are bounties created from the budget 
> above. The way I propose this should work is as follows: Anyone with 
> commit access can "propose" a bounty. The board would be responsible for 
> reviewing the bounty, and if it looks good to them ( possibly amending 
> it some ), they would submit it to the body of commiters for approval. 
> Obviously the board would be responsible for reigning in the bounties 
> from going over budget.

Thats roughly the idea though you have put it in to much better words then I could have.

> I would like to be involved in the by-law development process, or at 
> least be able to review them and give some feedback. I would be willing 
> to serve on the board, if I'm wanted.

Join the foundation list and we can move forward with a real plan this time.


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