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From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-29 18:22:38

Douglas Gregor wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-29 at 23:12 +0200, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > [...]
> > > To do it legitimately is a paperwork nightmare;
> >
> > But to do it illegitimately is not an option, oder?
> >
> > Suppose I can pay-pal donate something to somewhat free you from
> > that paperwork nightmare. There's a link? Just try it.
> Donate to whom? Me? David Abrahams? Beman Dawes? John Maddock?

I don't care. I can split it if you like. Play-pal addresses, please.

> There is no entity called "Boost"; we're a community of individuals.
> That works really well until someone tries to donate money to Boost or
> tries to sue Boost. Then, some individual has to take responsibility.
> Donating to me means I need to pay taxes on that donation.
> To donate to "Boost", we need a legal entity called "Boost", and that
> means a non-profit.

Fine. See above (regarding boost non-profit infrastructure or some such).

> Non-profits require paperwork, accounting, board
> members---all of the things we just don't have time for.

Think of hiring someone. And tell us the price (the same goes for the
infrastructure). So that one can arrange the scale of donations, so to

> The Conservancy

> gives us non-profit status without the tedious parts of creating and
> maintaining a non-profit organization.

How much? The cost, I mean.

> I'm done discussing this now. There will be an announcement in the
> future.

All power to you. And Eben.


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