Software in the Public Interest
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|Founded||June 16, 1997|
|Bdale Garbee (President)|
Software in the Public Interest, Inc. (SPI) is a US 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed to help other organizations create and distribute free/open-source software and open-source hardware. Anyone is eligible to apply for membership, and contributing membership is available to those who participate actively in the free software community.
Current associated projects of SPI are:
- 0 A.D.
- Arch Linux
- Fresco (unmaintained)
- GNU TeXmacs
- The HeliOS Project
- Open Bioinformatics Foundation
- Open Voting Foundation (unmaintained)
- Torch (machine learning)
- X.Org Foundation
Board of Directors
- President: Bdale Garbee
- Vice-President: Joerg Jaspert
- Secretary: Jonathan McDowell
- Treasurer: Michael Schultheiss
- Board of Directors:
- Clint Adams
- Robert Brockway
- Joshua D. Drake
- Jimmy Kaplowitz
- Martin Zobel-Helas
Other free software umbrella organizations:
- "A Brief History of Debian". Debian Project. 2012-08-10. Retrieved 2012-09-27.
- "Board elections/2007/en". Wikimedia. 2013-04-27. Retrieved 2013-09-30.
- "Board elections/2011/en". Wikimedia. 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2013-09-30.
- "projects". Spi-inc.org. 2013-04-17. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
- "FOSDEM2014: State of the X.Org Foundation". 2014-02-02.
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