Resolution Guidelines for Equipment and Service Donations

Christoph Lameter christoph at
Fri Aug 6 00:50:17 UTC 1999

I would expect them at least to pretent that this is an altruistic act and
agree to a no strings donation. We cannot allow a foreign agenda to
control the organization.

On Thu, 5 Aug 1999, Ean R . Schuessler wrote:

> I disagree. I don't think that it would be unusual or, for that matter, unfair
> for a donor to place some constraints on their donation. We must remember that
> many times these donations will not be of a purely altruistic nature. I can
> envision many situations where a donor may be giving something to us because
> they hope that we can do something for them. I think that this may be 
> especially true in the case of large donations.

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