State of Things

Ethan Blanton elb at
Thu Dec 1 08:53:48 EST 2022

John Bailey wrote:
> I just mentioned this to Gary a bit ago, but as far as the projects
> are concerned, Gary can do whatever he wants for Pidgin, libpurple,
> and Finch and the board doesn't need to approve anything unless the
> project is asking us to pay for something.  The only thing we as the
> IM Freedom board would need to approve aside from expenditures is
> stuff that directly affects the corporation, such as changes to this
> list.  And even then, I don't know that a full formal vote is
> necessary as long as we have consensus.  My personal view on it is, as
> long as we have continuity to continue to do the minimal things we do,
> whatever keeps us going without spending a fortune or putting undue
> burden on any one person, especially Gary, feels reasonable.

I strongly agree with this.

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