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Re: Could we resume the discussion ?

On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 08:02:49AM +0530, Raghavendra Bhat wrote:

> Suddenly the idea of formalization and that too,
> many wanting this process to be hurried through with speed; connecting
> this to a very insignificant issue called an IT.com.

For the record, we're not going to get influenced by any external
events. We'll just stick to our published schedule.

> Shucks..this reeks of death, maybe the beginning of a legally 
> certified death.  When money comes in, legality has to come in;
> so that we can sue someone/some person to keep our money ??

I wish you could be a little more restrained and constructive.

> Within a legal framework, one has to be rigid and formal.  I am not
> saying that we should/can break laws by banding ourselves as an 
> informal group. I am echoing the point that the FREEDOM that we
> enjoy/enjoyed is going to be compromised by submitting ourselves
> to a rigid legal structure...a legal frame which we have to limit 
> ourselves to. 

Perhaps you can give a specific example of a freedom lost by 
formalizing a legal entity called Linux India ?

> Mark and register my protest on this count.  We need not be formal
> and legal to continue with what we are doing now.

Being formal and legal is the reason for the existence of this list.
The rest of the discussion is mainly about procedures and policies to
be used. May be it wasn't clear to you when you subscribed. Hope it's
clear now.

We're not taking votes just yet.