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From Donald Harbison <dpharbi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Spi-private] OpenOffice funds
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2012 19:26:40 GMT
On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 9:26 PM, Wolf Halton <wolf.halton@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 12:05 PM, MJ Ray <mjr@debian.org> wrote:
>
> > Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>
> > > I'm jumping in and speaking as a mentor of AOO and  ASF VP of
> > > Community Development.
> >
> > Thanks - and just to be clear, I'm only speaking as an ordinary
> > contributing member of SPI, who felt a responsibility to ask what I
> > felt were obvious questions.  So, I can't see any of these emails:
> >
> > > [...] For
> > > more information on this please see the mail sent by Wolf Halton to
> > > treasurer@spi-inc.org on 19 March 2012 (subject "monies collected for
> > > OpenOffice.org") and copied to board@spi-inc.org by Michael
> > > Schultheiss on the same day. [...]
> >
> > as - for reasons which I think I know and agree with - those mailboxes
> > are not visible to all members.
> >
> > Thanks for quoting parts of it, but it's enough to learn that
> > assurances have been sent.  I trust the board to judge whether they
> > feel that they are sufficient to ensure that SPI-held funds are used
> > honestly, as described at the time they were raised.
> >
> > Thanks also for explaining the absence from the projects listing.
> >
> > (I am, of course, saddened to see an association-supported project now
> > apparently forked into two(?) foundation-supported projects, because
> > open and voluntary membership and equality are important to me, but
> > I'm just odd like that.)
> >
> > Regards,
> > --
> > MJ Ray (slef), member of www.software.coop, a for-more-than-profit
> co-op.
> > http://koha-community.org supporter, web and library systems developer.
> > In My Opinion Only: see http://mjr.towers.org.uk/email.html
> > Available for hire (including development) at http://www.software.coop/
> >
>
> Thanks for getting the funds released.
>

Wolf, have the funds been received by Fundraising@ ?

I was under the impression that they have not been.

This will be helpful to know as we focus on how to plan the OpenOffice
track within the ApacheCon Europe for November.


>
> Wolf
>
> --
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>

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