Re: Bits from the DPL -- April-May 2016
On 20/05/16 20:55, Mehdi Dogguy wrote:
> Hi Emilio,
> On 20/05/2016 20:11, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>> Hi Mehdi,
>> First of all, congrats for the election!
>> On 17/05/16 18:57, Mehdi Dogguy wrote:
>>> - Approved expenses for MiniDebConf at Vienna, Austria. (Up to 3000€)
>> Out of curiosity, what was this used/intended for? I couldn't find a mail on
>> debian-sprints explaining the request, but since it was a minidebconf and not
>> a sprint maybe it was handled differently.
> It was requested directly to the DPL on 14/03/2016 and approved by Neil
> for a budget up to 3000€. In the above cited line from my bits, I should
> have used "budget" instead of "expenses". Initially, the budget was
> requested to cover location's cost, travel sponsoring and video equipment
> transport. Later, HPE accepted to sponsor the event and organizers asked
> me to confirm again that it is okay to keep the approved budget to secure
> the event, and use that for travel sponsoring only.
> I haven't heard back from organizers yet. So I cannot tell how the budget
> has been used exactly though. HPE's sponsoring might have covered the
> costs entirely.
> Hope this answers your question.