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Re: EPC budget

Howard Flack wrote:
>   CEP budget for 1999:   Draft. Comments please.
> [1]     CHF 5000.- for student help with technical editorial work on
> IUCr web information services
> [2]     CHF 600.- one trip to Chester
> [3]     GBP 1000.-  The cost of producing the book "50 Years of X-ray
> Diffraction" (scanning and interpreting about 750 pp, providing links
> between chapters and to the contents, and supplying a full-text index
> searchable from the CD-ROM) is just over 1000 pounds. This is for the
> Glasgow CD-ROM.
> [4]     GBP 750.-  The cost of producing 1300 CD-ROMs at 0.58p of the
> Glasgow Abstracts for distribution with the September Issue of Acta
> Cryst A.
> [5]     GBP 180.- 2 - 3 'extra' days' hotel and food in Glasgow for CEP
> chairman to be interviewed by the Executive.
> N.B.  N.B. N.B.  May be [3] and [4] are not really for the CEP's budget
> and may be they are not for the IUCr to pay but the finance committee's
> attention must be drawn to these two items. Quite where Oxford Cryo's
> "sponsorship" starts and stops on this CD-ROM is unclear to me.
>  Budget requests for renewal of equipment in the Chester Office are
> issued directly by the Managing Editor and the R&D officer.

I agree that [3] and [4] are not CEP's budget. It seems to me that it
belongs to the Glasgow organizers. At least it is up to the EC to

As for the report I agree. Only one thing. The EC should be aware of the
work needed to maintain the Web server. I am not sure to be able to
continue without help, in the future. It is OK now but the EC must know
that it is not because it is cheap does it means no work.

With best regards,

 Professor Yves EPELBOIN                                          
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