[Sur] [SLOBS] [SLOB] another motion (Quispe trip to Translation Summit)
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Mie Mayo 18 09:20:23 EDT 2016
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 <cjlhomeaddress en gmail.com>
> 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
> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Walter Bender <walter.bender en gmail.com>
> > I realize that we never actually had a formal motion for this as we got
> > side-tracked by the i18n manager discussion (See ).
> > 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
> > The purpose of the visit was for Edgar to share his experience with
> > i18n for Sugar Labs with speakers of other indigenous languages in the
> > region. Note that this was pre-approved by Chris Leonard and Walter
> > as appropriate and relevant to our i18n efforts under the Trip Advisor
> > and brought up for discussion at the 1 April SLOB meeting. Edgar's
> report is
> > at .
> > Motion: to reimburse Edgar Quispe for expenses incurred representing
> > Labs at the Traducción e interpretación en las lenguas originarias del
> > meeting in Lima. The cost is $168.88.
> > -walter
> >  http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/iaep/2016-March/017787.html
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Accounting at Software Freedom Conservancy
> > <accounting en 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: sugar en 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.bender en 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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