Resolution 2014-12-11.bg.2: X.Org as associated project

This resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI at their meeting of January 8, 2015.

WHEREAS

  1. The X.Org Foundation is an existing 501(c)3 corporation, incorporated in the state of Delaware: http://www.x.org/foundation/irs-form-1023/5-ExhibitD.pdf

  2. The bylaws of the X.Org Foundation (http://www.x.org/foundation/irs-form-1023/6-ExhibitE.pdf) state:

    The purpose of the X.Org Foundation shall be to: (i) research, develop, support, organize, administrate, standardize, promote and defend the X Window System, (ii) support, educate, organize and participate in the community of developers of the X Window System, and (iii) support and educate the general community of users of the X Window System.

  3. The board of the X.Org Foundation has voted to request SPI's support and assistance, including taking donations and holding funds and intangible assets. If approved, the X.Org corporation would be dissolved and all assets transferred to SPI.

THE SPI BOARD RESOLVES THAT

  1. X.Org 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. The X.Org Secretary is recognised by SPI as the current SPI liaison for X.Org. The X.Org Secretary is elected by the X.Org board, who are in turn elected by the members of X.Org. The list of X.org members is available at https://members.x.org/list.php

  3. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 90 days after it is approved by the SPI Board.