@dansup just in case this paper could prove useful to your governance model research [PDF] https://blog.mozilla.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/MZOTS_OS_Archetypes_report_ext_scr.pdf
@freakazoid @dansup @zyx pixelfed is licensed under AGPL so the ASF would not be a good fit for it as the license would have to be changed to something non-copyleft (ASF prefers Apache License version 2 of course).
Joining an existing umbrella org is a good idea if the main goal is to focus on coding. Running your own org can become a huge distraction.
This is my very own instance just for me. My rules. Get off my land and stuff. 😆 This new home opened Thursday, August 16, 2018. I've just moved from mastodon dot social because independence is fabulous.