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From: "William L. Thomson Jr." <wlt@...>
Subject: Re: I have a Gentoo banner, traking Gentoo's assets
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 18:47:19 -0400
On Fri, 2011-03-25 at 21:46 +0000, Matthew Summers wrote:
>
> We do track all the major purchases like hardware. We have been
> working with infra on this for quite some time. Of course its rather
> nice that Robin has joined the board. Since he is infra lead, that
> makes it much easier.

I am talking about tracking after purchase. In reality there should be a
requisition form that is used after purchase. That form would make
someone responsible and liable for the assets which do not belong to
them but to the Gentoo Foundation, and they are just a custodian.

I do not believe this has happened, but there is nothing stopping
someone or any entity from keeping Gentoo hardware or otherwise.
Therefore anyone who has access to Gentoo hardware, needs to have signed
out for that. Surely can't hurt to have safeguards in place before such
incident does occur.

> In all honesty, I suspect that there are a few little items, like your
> banner, that are floating around.

I would have to find the bug but the banner was like $400 or something,
more or less. Its not really a cheap item, and could be the same as some
low end hardware or parts.

>  Keeping track of the old stuff may
> prove rather difficult. In any case, thanks for letting us know you
> have it and being willing to ship it to Mike.

Sure, but there is also a need for accountability of the stuff for
depreciation purposes. Usually the state will want you to file an
itemized in categories asset evaluation. 

-- 
William L. Thomson Jr.
Obsidian-Studios, Inc.
http://www.obsidian-studios.com



References:
I have a Gentoo banner, traking Gentoo's assets
-- William L. Thomson Jr.
Re: I have a Gentoo banner, traking Gentoo's assets
-- Matthew Summers
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