Re: Branden as DPL

From: Emanuele Rocca <ema(at)linux(dot)it>
To: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: Branden as DPL
Date: 2005-04-11 11:25:53
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* [ 11-04-05 - 09:08 ] Andrew M.A. Cater <amacater(at)galactic(dot)demon(dot)co(dot)uk> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 08:54:22AM +0200, Emanuele Rocca wrote:
> > * [ 11-04-05 - 03:12 ] Jimmy Kaplowitz <jimmy(at)spi-inc(dot)org> wrote:
> > > I trust Branden a good deal and have no reason to doubt his integrity,
> > > but this new situation raises the possibility of a conflict of interest,
> > > or at least the possibility of the appearance of a conflict of interest.
> > [...]
> > > Branden, the board, and the rest of -general's readership: what are your
> > > thoughts on this?

> Until Branden became DPL, it was an academic point so not worth worrying
> about too much. I'm sure Branden will delegate responsibilities which
> conflict - no problem there.

FWIW, I trust Branden too. Branden, congratulations for your election.

> > I am wondering why you point this out now rather than during the voting
> > time.
> >
> See above :)

Well, as an italian (we know something about conflict of interest,
unfortunately), I think that Jimmy's concerns are important.

My intention was to state that such an observation would be better
suited during the voting discussion.
However, since Branden can delegate responsibilities, I agree with
Andrew that there is no problem.


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