+1 for the remark of Adam.
+1 for the motion due to the relative small amount of money engaged.

       Lionel.

2016-05-18 15:20 GMT+02:00 Adam Holt <h...@laptop.org>:

> I find the practice of retroactively voting for funds to be highly
> unprofessional, in all instances.
>
> Nevertheless I am hereby voting in favor in this 1 instance, on the hope
> that Translation Community Manager Chris Leonard will begin improving the
> situation with a public blog going forward -- so everyone knows what's
> happening and why.
>
>
> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 11:33 AM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I would note that, as requested, Edgar provided a brief write-up of
>> the event afterwards (in Spanish), which I have
>> Google-assisted-translated and will be posting (in both Spanish and
>> English) on the blog that I'm setting up for reporting on Translation
>> Community Manager activities.
>>
>> Asking funded travelers for a post-travel write-up is a practice that
>> I think Sugar Labs SLOB should consider in all travel-funding
>> requests.  It is a very common practice in science-related businesses,
>> when someone is sent to a conference on company time.  This practice
>> provides a further return on investment.  Not only are your ideas
>> shared with the audience at the destination by the traveler, but the
>> conference's ideas are reported back to the community providing the
>> funding.
>>
>> cjl
>>
>> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Walter Bender <walter.ben...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > I realize that we never actually had a formal motion for this as we got
>> > side-tracked by the i18n manager discussion (See [1]).
>> >
>> > Background: Edgar Quispe had requested funds to attend the Traducción e
>> > interpretación en las lenguas originarias del Perú meeting in Lima. The
>> > total cost of the trip was expected to be ~$200. In fact it came to
>> $168.88.
>> > The purpose of the visit was for Edgar to share his experience with
>> Aymara
>> > i18n for Sugar Labs with speakers of other indigenous languages in the
>> > region. Note that this was pre-approved by Chris Leonard and Walter
>> Bender
>> > as appropriate and relevant to our i18n efforts under the Trip Advisor
>> grant
>> > and brought up for discussion at the 1 April SLOB meeting. Edgar's
>> report is
>> > at [2].
>> >
>> > Motion: to reimburse Edgar Quispe for expenses incurred representing
>> Sugar
>> > Labs at the Traducción e interpretación en las lenguas originarias del
>> Perú
>> > meeting in Lima. The cost is $168.88.
>> >
>> > -walter
>> >
>> > [1] http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/iaep/2016-March/017787.html
>> > [2]
>> >
>> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz5r4d6qh-WsZmF1cWQxemdGN0FmMzJnRjBZNEhKaEZWd1pB/view?usp=sharing
>> >
>> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> > From: Accounting at Software Freedom Conservancy
>> > <account...@sfconservancy.org>
>> > Date: Wed, May 11, 2016 at 8:08 PM
>> > Subject: approval details for Quispe-Chambi trip expenses? (was: Fwd:
>> > Solicitud de auspicio de pasajes)
>> > To: su...@sfconservancy.org
>> >
>> >
>> > I'm submitting tonight to Conservancy internal approval process Edgar
>> > Quispe Chambi's reimbursement request of US$161.88.
>> >
>> > However, I am unable to find SLOBs approval, so the reimbursement may be
>> > rejected because of this.  The information I have is:
>> >
>> > El mar. 18, 2016 5:52 AM, "Walter Bender" <walter.ben...@gmail.com>
>> > escribió:
>> >>> Chris and I approved the travel. We will get formal approval from the
>> >>> SLOB but there is no time to wait. Please keep your receipts so that
>> >>> we can reimburse you. Sorry that there is no time to get you a travel
>> >>> advance.
>> >
>> > I assume based on that statements and the one below that at sometime
>> > between March 18th and April 15th, there was a formal SLOBs approval.
>> > Can someone send that along, please?  A URL link to the SLOBs minutes
>> > where it was approved are fine.
>> >
>> > [snip]
>> >
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>> >
>> >
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