Board voting ends today, but...

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Thu Feb 18 16:37:49 PST 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:18:47PM +0000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:52:22PM +0100, Egbert Eich wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 09:45:07PM +0000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > > As far as I can tell (and I've not looked hard, because I'd like to
> > > escape the office early), XDS 2007 cost $US10k for the venue, around
> > > $US24k for travel sponsorship (no joke), and something like $US5k lost
> > > to PayPal (they decided we were scammers and took our money) as well as
> > 
> > This is actually interesting and it supports my feeling how finances
> > are handled and why I have given up doing any accounting.
> > 
> > But maybe I'm wrong and I only have this feeling because things work
> > differently in the EU than in the US where an organization is able to
> > to pocket ones money by making false claims.
> I'm pretty uncomfortable with the suggestion here.  No, wait, very
> uncomfortable.  (Not to mention that if any misuse of funds _did_ go on
> here, then it sucks to be me, because if that was the case, then I got
> not a single cent from my complicity.)

Daniel, I read Egberts statement regarding pocketing money referring to
PayPal, not you. Egbert may be able to clear that up, but my gess is this
was the intended meaning.


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