there have been some discussions about formalising the structure of the
player project. mainly this has been looking at umbrella foundations,
the software freedom conservancy(SFC) and software for the public
interest(SPI). There are two main reasons for doing this, to achieve
more perceived maturity as a project making us less of a risk for
companies to use, and to open up some future possibilities around
donations etc. Others are bound to have more reasons as well.
The general feeling is to apply to join the SPI, so I thought I would
canvas the communities thoughts, opinions and experiences before
anything moves ahead.
DISCLAIMER: I am currently involved with a company using player in its