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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2011 14:01:43
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years by Fabian Groffen
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. -- Thanks, Donnie Donnie Berkholz Council Member / Sr. Developer Gentoo Linux Blog: