Re: Passed: Resolution 2024-03-25.jln.1: Rocket (RWF2) as an associated project

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From: Sergio Benitez <sb(at)sergio(dot)bz>
To: "Jonatas L(dot) Nogueira" <jesusalva(at)spi-inc(dot)org>
Cc: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org, foundation(at)rwf2(dot)org, board <board(at)spi-inc(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Passed: Resolution 2024-03-25.jln.1: Rocket (RWF2) as an associated project
Date: 2024-03-26 17:38:30
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Thank you, all. Really happy to see this.

On behalf of Rocket and the RWF2, I formally accept the invitation. 

- Sergio

On Mar 26, 2024, at 10:14 AM, Jonatas L. Nogueira <jesusalva(at)spi-inc(dot)org> wrote:

The following resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI via an

email vote ( concluded on March 25, 2024. (Favorable: 8, Abstains: 1, Against: 0) (Abstention from zv)


1. Rocket (RWF2) is a substantial and significant Free Software project,

   engaged in the development of a web framework for Rust.

2. The Rocket (RWF2) developers would like SPI's support and assistance,

   including accepting donations, holding funds, paying for project expenses,

   signing contracts, and legal assistance.


3. Rocket (RWF2) is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project,

   according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI Resolution

   1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which can be found


4. Sergio Benitez is recognised by SPI as the authoritative decision maker

   and SPI liaison for Rocket (RWF2). Successors will be appointed by the

   RWF2 board ( via direcy majority of

   present vote.

5. If the last known SPI liaison for Rocket (RWF2) is unreachable and no new

   SPI liaison is appointed for two consecutive years, the

   associated project is deemed defunct.

6. In such a circumstance, the SPI Board will, in its good-faith

   discretion, proceed as follows: the Board will identify one or

   more other SPI associated projects or 501(c)(3) charities which

   can accept the project's assets and use them for a similar

   purpose, and transfer the assets to the identified destination or

   destinations as feasible. Assets for which no such transfer can

   be arranged within a reasonable time will become part of the SPI

   general fund.

7. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is

   approved by the SPI Board.


Jonatas L. Nogueira (“jesusalva”)

Board of Directors Member

Software in the Public Interest, Inc.