> The founders are myself and Tim Sailer. Our specific goal at the time > was to protect Debian developers from personal liability by giving them > a corporate shield. This purpose was not achieved, but IMO is more > important today than it was in 1998.
Well, Debian certainly has the funds to insure the developers, provided that they could find an insurance provider. Just a suggestion.
-- Josh Berkus Treasurer Software in the Public Interest, Inc. www.spi-inc.org