[OpenID board] Social Graph FooCamp help ...

Dick Hardt dick at sxip.com
Wed Jan 9 21:54:08 UTC 2008


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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