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Re: General Resolution: Liquidate donated assets as soon as possible

On Sat, Jun 18, 2022 at 11:14:31PM -0400, Louis-Philippe Véronneau wrote:
> >> Someone pointed out "assets" is very broad, and that would include
> >> things like hardware donations (something I don't think would be wise).
> >>
> >> I would hereby like to amend my proposal by replacing "assets" by
> >> "financial assets":
> >>
> >> ==== Text of GR ====
> >>
> >> Donations to the Debian project of *financial* assets other than the
> >> TO's currency of choice should be liquidated as soon as possible.
> >>
> >> ==== End Text of GR ====
> > 
> > I'd suggest you also provide a definition.  Do you intend to prevent a TO from accepting donated frequent flyer miles and keeping them long enough to provide an airplane ticket to someone who can't otherwise afford to go to Debconf?  I'd say that the current text would require them to be converted to cash and I don't think that would be the best thing.
> The definition of "financial asset" on Wikipedia is:
> "A non-physical asset whose value is derived from a contractual claim,
> such as bank deposits, bonds, and participations in companies' share
> capital."
So no cryptocurrency or other probably easily liquidated things?


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