[Foundation-l] what do we do in the event the Foundation fails? - Re: Pol...

Florence Devouard Anthere9 at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 19 00:26:03 UTC 2007

Kelly Martin wrote:
> On 4/18/07, Florence Devouard <Anthere9 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> None of you are wrong, you are just both not looking from the same angle.
>> Your angle is from an editor or a reader point of view. That's the point
>> of view of the community.
>> Delphine's angle is from the Foundation point of view.
> Pardon my French, but you're on crack.  My position is from the
> financial/organization point of view.  Delphine's is from
> God-knows-where, but it's certainly not the Foundation point of view;
> it seems more focused on the "community of communities" interest,
> which is not (in my mind) the same as the Foundation's interest.  I
> think the community's interests should be preserved, too, but the
> Foundation needs to preserve itself first and foremost.  If it fails
> to preserve itself, it will be unable to preserve anything else.  If
> you put preserving the communities ahead of preserving the Foundation,
> then you are not doing your job, and you should seriously consider
> stepping down as President.
>> Financially speaking, the domain name is not bringing anything to the
>> Foundation, whilst the brand is, and will more and more in the future.
> Excuse me, but are you daft?  The domain name is far and away the most
> valuable asset the Foundation has, and anybody with any grasp of
> commercial branding knows that domain names are a very important
> aspect of a brand.  If what you said above is truly what you believe,
> the Foundation is in dire trouble.
> Kelly

I see. I have no idea what "you are on crack" or "are you daft" mean. 
But I get the general idea.

Thanks for the interesting communication. When you are willing to 
apology, you know where to find me.

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