[theforum] Re: [Finance] Re: What do weo4weo?

Garrett Coakley garrett at polytechnic.co.uk
Thu Nov 4 18:26:37 CST 2004

On Thursday, November 4, 2004  @885, David Kaufman wrote:

>Martin Burns <yumyum at easyweb.co.uk> wrote:
>> I think that makes a lot of sense, Dave.
>> So +1 to what you suggest.
>> However, in the interests of actually *getting* our asses in gear, I'd
>> like to add the condition that it be for a 3 month period only, ending
>> 31st Jan: NewWEO goes live on 1st Feb. That being the case, if it
>> would be helpful to Jeff's cashflow, we could probably pay up front.
>> We should probably have a review in mid-Jan to check that we're going
>> to make it, and extend as necessary, but that should be an *explicit*
>> decision.
>> This means that we won't have an open-ended situation that is never
>> ending because we don't do anything about it.
>Sure.  I figured that just having to actually pay every month for the 
>box would reduce our level of complacency, and get the wheels turning 
>toward migration all by itself.  But a fixed deadline is an even better 
>so +1 to your addition to my proposal :-)

+1 from me. 

Fixed deadlines do have a tendency to concentrate the mind, which is a
good thing I reckon.


P.S. I'm in the "I'd forgotten all about steering" camp too.

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