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[fsfc-discuss] FSFE and FSF (was 'Fwd: Re: "FSF Canada"')

From: Denver Gingerich
Subject: [fsfc-discuss] FSFE and FSF (was 'Fwd: Re: "FSF Canada"')
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 17:44:28 -0500

Hi Russell,

Thanks very much for asking those questions and forwarding them here.
Did you ask him about how FSF's relationship with FSFE works?  It
seems like we may want a similar sort of relationship between FSF and


On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Russell McOrmond <address@hidden> wrote:
> Forwarding with permission
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: "FSF Canada"
> Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2012 10:13:47 -0500
> From: Richard Stallman <rms at gnu.org>
> To: Russell McOrmond <russell at flora.ca>
> CC: rms at gnu.org, johns at gnu.org
>       Don't worry -- this isn't a group trying to start an FSF that isn't a
>    branch of the US FSF, but a group discussing what we need to do to help
>    grow the FSF into Canada.
> The thing is, both of those paths have problems.  The FSF does not
> have any branches, and we would not know how to have one.  "Growing
> into Canada" is difficult if that involves an organization which is
> legally separate.
> On the other hand, you could easily do things for the FSF in Canada,
> working for the FSF's staff.  We could set up a separate fund for
> donations to be used in Canada, with the proviso that if it doesn't
> get enough money to do something special in Canada, we would want to
> be able to use the funds some other way.
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