Commit cf49f0ef authored by Martin Peres's avatar Martin Peres

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......@@ -13,15 +13,15 @@ BE IT ENACTED AND IT IS HEREBY ENACTED as a By-law of the X.Org Foundation
The purpose of the X.Org Foundation shall be to:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item research, develop, support, organize, administrate, standardize,
\item Research, develop, support, organize, administrate, standardize,
promote, and defend a free and open accelerated graphics stack. This
includes, but is not limited to, the following projects: DRM, Mesa,
Wayland and the X Window System),
\item support, educate, organize and participate in the community of
\item Support, educate, organize and participate in the community of
developers of this graphics stack, and
\item support and educate the general community of users of this
\item Support and educate the general community of users of this
graphics stack.
\end{enumerate}
......@@ -32,30 +32,30 @@ In this Article and all other Articles of these By-laws, unless the context
otherwise requires:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item "Act" means the National Cooperative Research and Production Act
\item ``Act'' means the National Cooperative Research and Production Act
of 1993 of the United States and any Act that may hereafter be
substituted therefore, as from time to time amended;
\item "Foundation" means the X.Org Foundation;
\item ``Foundation'' means the X.Org Foundation;
\item “Director” means a member that has been elected to serve on the
\item ``Director'' means a member that has been elected to serve on the
Board of Directors;
\item "Board" means the Board of Directors of X.Org;
\item ``Board`` means the Board of Directors of X.Org;
\item "By-laws" means the By-laws of X.Org, as amended and in force
\item ``By-laws'' means the By-laws of X.Org, as amended and in force
from time to time;
\item “Officer” means a Member that has been appointed by the Board to
\item ``Officer'' means a Member that has been appointed by the Board to
serve in the role of an Officer as defined in these By-laws;
\item "Equipment" means such equipment as may be needed from time to
\item ``Equipment'' means such equipment as may be needed from time to
time to operate and extend X.Org and which is an asset owned by X.Org;
\item “Member” means an individual who has duly executed a Membership
\item ``Member'' means an individual who has duly executed a Membership
Agreement and is in good standing; and
\item "Membership Agreement" means the X.Org Foundation Membership
\item ``Membership Agreement'' means the X.Org Foundation Membership
Agreement, as amended and in force from time to time.
\end{enumerate}
......@@ -64,13 +64,13 @@ In this Article and all other Articles of these By-laws, unless the context
otherwise requires:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item words importing the singular number include the plural and
\item Words importing the singular number include the plural and
vice-versa;
\item words importing the masculine gender include the feminine and
\item Words importing the masculine gender include the feminine and
neuter genders; and
\item any reference to a percentage of Members or Directors for quorum
\item Any reference to a percentage of Members or Directors for quorum
and other voting purposes shall mean the smallest whole number
that is not less than the relevant percentage of Members or Directors
indicated.
......@@ -145,12 +145,12 @@ In order to qualify as a Member, a person must, at the time of their application
and during the tenure of their membership:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item be actively involved in the activities relating to the
\item Be actively involved in the activities relating to the
technologies of X.Org, as set forth in the Membership Agreement, and,
who, in the consideration of the Board, supports the objects, purposes,
aims and objectives of X.Org; and
\item maintain current and accurate contact information as may be needed
\item Maintain current and accurate contact information as may be needed
for delivery of Notices.
\end{enumerate}
......@@ -174,24 +174,24 @@ Any Member may be expelled from X.Org for good cause by a seventy-five percent
and shall include, among other causes, the following:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item a breach of any of the terms and conditions of the By-laws or any
\item A breach of any of the terms and conditions of the By-laws or any
agreement with X.Org, which the Member in question is a party to or
bound by;
\item a failure to observe any of the rules or regulations of X.Org or
\item A failure to observe any of the rules or regulations of X.Org or
the operational requirements of X.Org and after having received 30
days' notice of such failure, the failure to rectify his behavior or
procedures to the satisfaction of the Board;
\item a finding by the Board that the Member in question permitted or
\item A finding by the Board that the Member in question permitted or
tolerated a criminal act by its or his agents or employees involving
the use or abuse of X.Org or the Equipment;
\item a failure to carry out such duties or responsibilities as are
\item A failure to carry out such duties or responsibilities as are
necessary and are his responsibility and within his powers for the
maintenance or preservation of X.Org; and
\item a finding by the Board that the Member supplied false information
\item A finding by the Board that the Member supplied false information
when executing the Membership Agreement.
\end{enumerate}
......@@ -299,22 +299,22 @@ matters shall be effective unless and until such resolution is approved by a
two-thirds majority vote of the Members:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item any amendment or supplement of the By-laws;
\item Any amendment or supplement of the By-laws;
\item any action which may lead to or result in a material change in
\item Any action which may lead to or result in a material change in
the nature of the business of X.Org;
\item the entering into of an amalgamation, merger or consolidation with
\item The entering into of an amalgamation, merger or consolidation with
any other corporate body;
\item the entering into of any agreement other than in the ordinary
\item The entering into of any agreement other than in the ordinary
course of X.Org's business;
\item the distribution of substantially all of X.Orgs assets;
\item The distribution of substantially all of X.Orgs assets;
\item the termination or dissolution of X.Org; or
\item The termination or dissolution of X.Org; or
\item any amendment or supplement of the Membership Agreement.
\item Any amendment or supplement of the Membership Agreement.
\end{enumerate}
\section{Conduct of Meetings}
......@@ -382,25 +382,25 @@ the foregoing, the Board shall have the authority to:
it sees fit for the purpose of conducting the business and affairs of
X.Org;
\item promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary or
\item Promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary or
desirable for the operation of X.Org;
\item be responsible for the enhancement of the public image of X.Org;
\item Be responsible for the enhancement of the public image of X.Org;
\item determine the programs and activities of X.Org within the purposes
\item Determine the programs and activities of X.Org within the purposes
set forth in Article 0;
\item protect the use of the X.Org name and associated logos;
\item Protect the use of the X.Org name and associated logos;
\item ensure effective organizational planning for X.Org;
\item Ensure effective organizational planning for X.Org;
\item conduct annual elections for the representatives of the Board of
\item Conduct annual elections for the representatives of the Board of
Directors;
\item act as a court of appeal for any issues raised by the Membership
\item Act as a court of appeal for any issues raised by the Membership
of X.Org; and
\item assess its own annual performance and report the results of the
\item Assess its own annual performance and report the results of the
assessment to the Members.
\end{enumerate}
......@@ -411,11 +411,11 @@ the Board. These powers include:
\item Holding funds or intangible assets (trademarks or other
Intellectual Property);
\item accepting donations or assets valued at over \$300;
\item Accepting donations or assets valued at over \$300;
\item transfering funds or assets without the consent of SPI; and
\item Transfering funds or assets without the consent of SPI; and
\item signing contracts (see \ref{section_entering_contracts}).
\item Signing contracts (see \ref{section_entering_contracts}).
\end{enumerate}
SPI: ARE THOSE POTENTIAL SERVICES OR REQUIREMENTS?
......@@ -601,47 +601,47 @@ procedures descibed in these bylaws and other resolutions enacted by the board.
The duties of Secretary shall include, but not be limited to:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item keeping the minutes and records of X.Org in one or more books
\item Keeping the minutes and records of X.Org in one or more books
provided for that purpose;
\item seeing that all notices are duly given and served to Members of
\item Seeing that all notices are duly given and served to Members of
X.Org;
\item be the official custodian of the records and seal of X.Org;
\item Be the official custodian of the records and seal of X.Org;
\item maintain and keep the Board aprised of a list of all legal,
\item Maintain and keep the Board aprised of a list of all legal,
contractual and fiduciary obligations of X.Org;
\item submiting to the Board any communications or notifications which
\item Submiting to the Board any communications or notifications which
are addressed to the Secretary of X.Org;
\item giving due notice of all meetings as directed by these By-laws;
\item Giving due notice of all meetings as directed by these By-laws;
\item preparing an annual report on the State of the Organization; and
\item Preparing an annual report on the State of the Organization; and
\item carry out other such duties incident to histhe office as the Board
\item Carry out other such duties incident to histhe office as the Board
may assign.
\end{enumerate}
The duties of the Treasurer shall include, but not limited to:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item receiving and giving receipts for all monies due or belonging to
\item Receiving and giving receipts for all monies due or belonging to
X.Org as a proxy between the treasurer of SPI and the Board;
\item accounting for dispersement of the monies of X.Org and record such
\item Accounting for dispersement of the monies of X.Org and record such
information in the books provided for that purpose;
\item rendering at regular intervals such as the Board shall determine a
\item Rendering at regular intervals such as the Board shall determine a
written account of the finances of X.Org;
\item making available the books at all times for inspection by the
\item Making available the books at all times for inspection by the
Board;
\item tracking the state of every monetary transaction to make sure
\item Tracking the state of every monetary transaction to make sure
they have been completed successfully by SPI; and
\item carrying out other such duties incident to histhe office as the
\item Carrying out other such duties incident to histhe office as the
Board may assign.
\end{enumerate}
......@@ -706,11 +706,11 @@ The Board shall designate, by resolution, the following items pertaining to the
banking arrangements of X.Org:
\begin{enumerate}[(i)\hspace{.2cm}]
\item the monies of X.Org shall be deposited to and drawn from the
\item The monies of X.Org shall be deposited to and drawn from the
treasurer of SPI who reserves himself the right to refuse a transaction
if said transaction doesn't follow the rules set by SPI;
\item the monies shall be drawn from SPI only by check or other order
\item The monies shall be drawn from SPI only by check or other order
for payment after the approval of the Board of Directors;
\end{enumerate}
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