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[board-discuss] BoD decision from 2014-11-24


following our statutes, the board would like to make the following decision - taken in private as it saw a need for confidentiality - public now.

Proposal: Approve the following budget items:

Annual report marketing brochure in English: 20.000 EUR

Budget for (potentially virtual / hetrogneous) load/save/validate regression testing capability: 15.000 EUR

Administrative budget: 7.500 EUR

Android version first phase: as previously approved

Executive training for Florian: 5.000 EUR

CeBit 2015: 10.000 EUR

VNC server for daily builds: 2.000 EUR

Usability metrics collection: client functionality + server tweaks + opt-in: 15.000 EUR

Reenable crash reporter for Windows/Mac + analytics on data: 20.000 EUR

Build competitive feature matrix of LibreOffice: 2.500 EUR

The Board of Directors at the time of voting consists of 7 seat holders without deputies. In order to be quorate, the vote needs to have 1/2 of the Board of Directors members, which gives 4.

A total of 7 Board of Directors members have participated in the vote. The vote is quorate.

A quorum could be reached with a simple majority of 4 votes.

Result of vote: The Board approved these budget items with 7 out of 7 votes: Thorsten Behrens, Eliane Domingos de Sousa, Adam Fyne, Joel Madero, Michael Meeks, Björn Michaelsen, Fridrich Štrba all supporting the proposal.

Deputy members of the board Eike Rathke and Norbert Thiebaud also expressed their support for the proposal.

Decision: The budget items below have been approved.

This message is to be archived by the BoD members and their deputies.


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