Resolution 2014-07-07.mzh.1: The Mana World (TMW) as an associated project

This resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI at their meeting of July 10th, 2014.

WHEREAS

  1. The Mana World (TMW) is a community based innovative free and open source Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) and is a substantial and significant Free Software project. TMW promotes and increases the use of Open Source Software systems available to the general public and supports, encourages and promotes the creation and porting of its software to new architectures available to the general public.

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

THE SPI BOARD RESOLVES THAT

  1. The Mana World 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 http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2004/2004-08-10.iwj.1/

  2. Ben Longbons is recognised by SPI as the authoritative decision maker and SPI liaison for TMW. In the event that Ben Longbons is uncontactable, Edward Ivan Pasek will take over as SPI liaison. Future liaisons will be appointed in turn by the sitting project liaison, or by a simple majority of existing TMW Committee members, as defined in https://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=17166

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