[OpenID board] Social Graph FooCamp help ...

David Recordon drecordon at sixapart.com
Wed Jan 9 20:55:16 UTC 2008


+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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