Re: Removal of MadWifi as an associated project

From: "R(dot) Tyler Croy" <tyler(at)monkeypox(dot)org>
To: Martin Michlmayr <tbm(at)cyrius(dot)com>
Cc: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org, Michael Renzmann <mrenzmann(at)madwifi-project(dot)org>, Ian Jackson <ijackson(at)chiark(dot)greenend(dot)org(dot)uk>
Subject: Re: Removal of MadWifi as an associated project
Date: 2018-07-09 15:51:48
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Looks good to me and seems like a suitable retirement for MadWifi :)

On Mon, 09 Jul 2018, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

> [ revisiting thread from 2017 ]
> * Ian Jackson <ijackson(at)chiark(dot)greenend(dot)org(dot)uk> [2017-08-30 15:48]:
> > Why don't we explictly state that we regard all the assets, not just
> > money, that were earmarked for Madwifi, as belonging to OpenWRT ?
> > I think that should be the general form of such a transfer resolution
> > as it automatically deals with all the loose ends.
> I liked Ian's idea and proposed this to the Madwifi developers.
> Michael Renzmann consulted the team and there were no objections.
> I'd therefore like to propose the following resolution for the August
> meeting:
> Removal of MadWifi as an associated project
> 1. MadWifi became an associated project of SPI in 2008.
> 2. The goal of the MadWifi project was to coordinate development of
> the Atheros drivers for Linux.
> 3. The MadWifi driver has been obsoleted by ath5k and ath9k, which are
> both part of the Linux kernel now. Development of these drivers is
> taken care of by the Linux kernel programmers.
> 4. The MadWifi project is no longer active.
> 5. Donations to the MadWifi project were made to improve Atheros and
> wireless support for Linux.
> 5. The MadWifi project has voted to transfer its assets held by SPI
> to the OpenWrt project. OpenWrt performs significant work on
> improving wireless support for Linux.
> 6. While the MadWifi project is no longer active, they would like to
> preserve the domain name and web site for historical purposes.
> 7. The OpenWrt project has agreed to take on stewardship of the assets
> previously intended for MadWifi. The OpenWrt project has confirmed
> that it intends to preserve the MadWifi domain name(s) and
> website(s) as long as they are deemed relevant.
> 1. MadWifi will be removed as an SPI Associated Project.
> 2. SPI will no longer actively seek donations on behalf of MadWifi.
> 3. All assets, including (without limitation) money, domain names, and
> any future donations, held by SPI on behalf of MadWifi, will
> henceforth be held on behalf of OpenWrt.
> 4. This is subject to any undischarged obligations MadWifi may have.
> We are not aware of any such undischarged obligations. We ask
> anyone who is aware of any to notify us within 30 days of this
> resolution.
> --
> Martin Michlmayr
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