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Possible Formation of FFmpeg Foundation NGO

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Recently posted on the FFmpeg Developers mailing list was a request for comment from Ronald Bultje regarding the intention to form an FFmpeg Foundation (although not using that name).

Full text of Ronald's post is as follows:


some developers have stated the intent to set up a NGO (non-governmental organization) to help us bring some structure, support and funding into the project. We haven't decided on a name yet, although people agree that we dislike "FFmpeg Foundation" - if you can suggest better names, please do so in this thread. Right now, we're at a point where I think most of the stuff is decided and there is just some paperwork to be filled out. All this with many thanks to Karen at the SFLC who helped to get all this going. The NGO will be registered in Delaware, USA (for administrative reasons). Its goal will be to "advance the state of free and open multimedia" or something like that.

Read the rest of Ronald's announcement here.

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