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Re: DebConf travel sponsorship (was: Re: [Debconf-team] Budget status - travel sponsorship)

On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 04:21:47PM +0100, Iain Lane wrote:

> I am not saying that the transfer of money should take place before the
> tickets are purchased, just that it should happen a lot sooner (so that
> sponsorees can estimate their costs with confidence, and so that
> sponsors get more for their money) with the delay being as short as
> possible, so that people are not out of pocket for any longer than is
> necessary.

(Also, the plan of approving money sooner is unrelated to sending it
sooner.  Probably, we would still reimburse only after DebConf, to
ensure people actually showed up, except in cases of extreme need.)

- richard

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