[OpenID board] Social Graph FooCamp help ...

David Recordon drecordon at sixapart.com
Wed Jan 9 21:59:51 UTC 2008

Yes, I was merely trying to illustrate that the event is related to  
OpenID via the people involved and coming. :)

On Jan 9, 2008, at 1:54 PM, Dick Hardt wrote:

> Just to be clear, the fact that you and Scott are co-organizing the  
> event is irrelevant UNLESS you are doing it on behalf of the OpenID  
> Foundation.
> On 9-Jan-08, at 12:55 PM, David Recordon wrote:
>> +1 to Scott's motion.  Various members of the OpenID community will  
>> be
>> there and Scott and I are co-organizing the event.  Additionally
>> efforts like DataPortability.org list OpenID as one of the key
>> technologies needed to help solve these sorts of problems.
>> On Jan 9, 2008, at 12:28 PM, Scott Kveton wrote:
>>>> Unfortunately I don't think we can just flow money through the
>>>> Foundation if the Foundation is not actively involved. It would  
>>>> raise
>>>> concerns from the tax people and members of the Foundation would
>>>> wonder what we are doing.
>>> Agreed.
>>>> The event does look like something where OpenID should have a
>>>> presence, so perhaps the Foundation can participate in the event  
>>>> and
>>>> promote OpenID. Then as part of the participation, it could handle
>>>> the funds. Taking a management fee for handling the funds would  
>>>> be a
>>>> good idea as well. :-)
>>> Okay, this makes sense.
>>>> Scott: do you want to propose to the board something about the
>>>> Foundation participating and we have an email vote on it?
>>> I'll put forth the motion that the OpenID Foundation participate in
>>> this event as a sponsor as we see this as a valuable part of the  
>>> open
>>> web eco-system we're trying to promote.  The sponsorship would be in
>>> the form of managing the finances for the event and sending
>>> representatives.  David and I can make sure to promote that
>>> accordingly on the SG Foo site, etc.
>>> Thoughts?
>>> - Scott
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