On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 15:23 -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> Like comparing Gentoo to a single-brained animal with multiple heads?
But that it is. You have two entities, that both are related to Gentoo
in some form. Overlapping membership, staff, interests, etc.
> No comparisons are perfect, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to learn
> from them because we're so unique.
I agree 100%. My logic is cherry pick what we like from each. Thus ideas
from Gnome Foundation ( paid business bull$hit "advisory" members ),
some from BSD Foundation ( dev travel grants, equipment/infra funding ),
and some from Debian ( Debconf )
> It might be part of restricted income contributions on the profit & loss
I believe it has to be accounted for in some form as "in kind"
donations. Non tangible goods and services that still have a value.
Definitely if we receive them on a re-occurring basis. Even more so if
other companies are using that as write off as a charitable expenses.
IRS will want to compare what they are deducting is showing up on the
William L. Thomson Jr.