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From: Roy Bamford <neddyseagoon@g.o>
Subject: Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2011 18:23:38 +0100
On 2011.08.09 15:01, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 12:50 Fri 05 Aug     , Fabian Groffen wrote:
> > On 05-08-2011 00:51:51 -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> > > > I think we have to agree to disagree on this one. The corporate
> norm 
> > > > of checks and balances is to have applications for expenditure,
> be it 
> > > > for trivial sums or large capital items, to be signed off by 
> > > > someone/some group with no interest in the outcome, so they can
> make 
> > > > an objective decision.
> > > > 
> > > > e.g. I can sign off travel and expenses for others but not for
> myself.
> > > 
> > > At least in my experience, each division would receive its own
> budget 
> > > with independent spending authority. This is subject to auditing
> but 
> > > only in retrospect, not prior to the expense taking place.
> > 
> > Do you suggest the Council should have money to spend?
> 
> No, we're just way out on a weird analogy limb here.
> 

Well, as Gentoo the distro has no legal links to the Gentoo Foundation 
Inc., I suppose the distro as headed by the council could set up its 
own legal entity somewhere in the world, to raise funds ... :) 

Its the legal ties bit I would like to fix, which gets us back to where 
I started.

-- 
Regards,

Roy Bamford
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