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From: Deedra Waters <dmwaters@g.o>
Subject: Re: How are we going to spend money?
Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 20:14:07 -0500 (CDT)
I like both of theese ideas. I also  agree with kurt that if we're spending huge chunks of money, then more of us should agree on so to speak

I also think that as long as the request meets the questions that john posted, I don't think we should hage a huge long drawn out submission process.


On Sat, 22 May 2004, Corey Shields wrote:

> Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 16:09:20 -0500
> From: Corey Shields <cshields@g.o>
> Reply-To: gentoo-trustees@g.o
> To: gentoo-trustees@g.o
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-trustees] How are we going to spend money?
> 
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> On Saturday 22 May 2004 02:02 pm, Kurt Lieber wrote:
> > On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 11:37:46AM -0400 or thereabouts, John Davis wrote:
> > > Once we all read the developer's proposal, we could do a simple 2/3
> > > supermajority vote or something similar.
> >
> > I would suggest tiering it.  Something like the following:
> >
> > $0 - 500, 50% majority
> > $501 - $2500, 66% majority
> > $2501+, 80% majority
> 
> I think these are all great ideas.  John's idea of proposal requirements is 
> very good.  Then these proposals could be kept along with the public ledger 
> so that everything is out in the open, and there is never a question of "what 
> did the trustees do with that last $1,000 dollars?)
> 
> I guess a better question would be to take a step back..  how are we going to 
> make money?  Currently, as far as I am aware we are at $0.00, not even enough 
> to fulfill the CVS ram request.
> 
> We have gotten a recent offer of help from Paul Nowack of the NAAEE (.org) 
> when we get ready to write grant proposals.  He has a lot of experience in 
> that field, and has a great desire to help push Gentoo in the academia and 
> government areas.  I had a video conference with him a couple of months ago 
> on an unrelated issue, he seemed to be a very well driven man.  We also have 
> a few people here at IU who are good at grant writing (many NFS and IBM sur 
> grants).  However, grants are only one avenue.   I just had to throw that in 
> there as an FYI for the rest of the trustees.
> 
> Cheers!
> 
> - -Corey
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References:
How are we going to spend money?
-- Kurt Lieber
Re: How are we going to spend money?
-- John Davis
Re: How are we going to spend money?
-- Kurt Lieber
Re: How are we going to spend money?
-- Corey Shields
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