[Ambassadors] Some budget questions

Max Spevack mspevack at fedoraproject.org
Mon Mar 21 22:28:41 UTC 2011

On Mon, 21 Mar 2011, Christoph Wickert wrote:

> I have some questions regarding our budget:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAmSCo_report_2011-02 lists $3,780 for 
> F13 media production in EMEA. AFAIC we paid 3665 EUR, but this is more 
> than $3,780.
> On the other hand, the same wiki page lists $7,980 for F14 media. I 
> guess this is the total budget that was approved, but according to the 
> ticket at https://fedorahosted.org/famsco/ticket/91 it was 5000 EUR. 
> Even with the all time high of the EUR we are currently seeing this is 
> hardly more than $7000.
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraEvents/SXSW_2011 says that 5,880 
> media of the design spin were produced. AFAIK media production is 
> handled by the ambassadors and the budget is approved by FAmSCo, but I 
> cannot find anything about this in the wiki. Who ordered the media and 
> who approved the budget?
> To me these numbers are really confusing and I wonder if there is a 
> way how to make things more transparent.


I will dig into this and attempt to bring more transparency to the 
numbers.  Thanks for bringing these questions up.

More information about the ambassadors mailing list