[SAC] Indictrans Team
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:
>> 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.
> 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,
> folks a chance to comment, and have one person responsible for each
> 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
> 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,
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