[FOSDEM] non-profit status, waiving visa fees

Emanuil Tolev emanuil.tolev at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 13:11:10 CET 2015


Oh yeah, definitely fits then, if FOSDEM is non-profit.

On 22 December 2015 at 11:38, Daniel Pocock <daniel at pocock.pro> wrote:

>
>
> On 22/12/15 12:28, Emanuil Tolev wrote:
> > Again, not staff, but first question in my head would be "are young
> > visitors representatives of FOSDEM even if it itself is a non-profit?".
> > The language seems to indicate people who represent a non-profit
> > themselves, not those merely visiting an event organised by a
> > non-profit. To me this suggests people like Red Cross volunteers, United
> > Nations interns and many others in similar positions. If somebody is
> > just a 20-year old interested in FLOS software they are probably not
> > "representative of a non-profit organisation".
> >
> > If they are a contributor to a FLOSS project then the organisation
> > behind the project might help (e.g. the Document Foundation if they
> > contributed to LibreOffice, Mozilla -> quite a few projects, etc.).
> >
>
>
> Consider for example somebody who did Google Summer of Code or Outreachy
> with one of those other non-profit organizations.  So the question
> applies to a person (probably under 25) associated with (Debian|Document
> Foundation|Mozilla|whatever non-profit) coming to an event organized by
> a non-profit (FOSDEM).
>
> Regards,
>
> Daniel
>
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