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Re: LI as domain holder for open projects

> Here's a rough draft (for refinement by the other LGDC members):
> domain purpose (veryquick version - how detailed do you need it?):
>   Collect resources about Linux game development in particular and open
>   source game development in general.

That should be enough.

> condition for reallocation:
>   if 
>   * activity on both the website and the mailing list goes down to a level
>     where a severe lack of interest and motivation is clear, or
>   * the site is being used for commercial purposes (aside from the placing
>     of banner ads for hosting services etc),

I would even remove the activity clause. Also probably want to explain
part two a little better.

>   then LI shall re-take control of the domain and if possible give it to a
>   group that is better fit for fulfilling the domain's purpose

In all likelihood, this should never be necessary. I just want to make
sure that we are able to carry our your own wishes on this.

> Ok. As said above these statements still need approval and refinement from
> the list. Oh, and, with "something in writing" do you mean the
> toner-on-dead-tree-with-signature thing or a simple email/html/ASCIItext?

Simple email should do. I just think it is best for both of us to have
something on record.

> >I hope that we can help you in this situation. I'm thrilled to see people
> >that wish to ensure that sites remain true to their original purpose.
> >
> >Feel free to email me with your thoughts on this, or give me a call at
> >408.206.0614 (my cell).
> That's in the US I guess (I'm German...)?

That is in the US, but feel free to call anyway if you want to (syncing up
time zones for the couple of hours we should both be around...)

I'm happy to help you out in any way that I can. Just let me know what you


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