LWN.net interviews LinuxPPC co-founder Jason Haas about the organization's decision to become a non-profit. He says: "When LinuxPPC was started, it was our intention to become a non-profit organization. At the time, it was easier and less
expensive to file as a for-profit organization. The reason we didn't immediately make the transition to a non-profit was due to
the growth of the Linux world, the dot-com market, etc.
The fall of the dot-com market reminded us of our original intent."