[Linux-aus] Council Meeting 2011-02-17
peter at cc.com.au
Mon Feb 21 12:10:50 EST 2011
----- Original Message -----
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 12:05:01AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 18:57, John Ferlito <johnf at inodes.org>
> > wrote:
> > > When word started popping up about TIA. I spoke to other council
> > > members about Linux Australia helping get it kick started. These
> > > discussion took place well before Mary was a member of the
> > > council.
> > So, basically, the lesson is that if you're a member of the
> > organisation you have to follow the rules, but if you're the
> > president the projects you like get five times as much cash and
> > don't have to show any accountability?
I don't think it's fair to criticise John for using LA to fund a "pet project". There are 6 other people on the council and of those, 5 agreed it was a good project to fund. The ONE SINGLE PERSON who had a conflict of interest there abstained from the vote.
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