[SAC] Indictrans Team

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sat Oct 28 01:11:43 EDT 2006

Yes, I'm comfortable with what I have seen so far.

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Cameron Shorter wrote:
>> Frank,
>> I (incorrectly) assumed we were spending the OSGeo budget, in which 
>> case I'd be expecting some form of accountability. Since the paid 
>> positions are privately funded, then the accountablity (to OSGeo) is 
>> not needed.
> Cameron,
> My email was originally considerably longer, going through a few examples
> and discussing general principles of accountability.  But I decided I was
> jumping the gun, and in any event it ended up a bit murky.
> I do think we need to keep accountability in mind.  But I think a large
> part of that is just ensuring that we do stuff as openly as possible, 
> giving
> folks a chance to comment, and have one person responsible for each
> expendature/initiative.
> We could take the acquisition of a server as an example.  The board passed
> a motion authorizing an expenditure for it, more or less implicitly putting
> Tyler in charge.  Since then the task was turned over to Jason who has a
> good background in such things.  He has went to substantial effort to 
> solicit
> suggestions and ensure there is consensus on a plan.  I'm not sure how much
> more we could ask for without really bringing the process to a halt.
> Best regards,

Cameron Shorter

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