Steve Jobs deposition, page 109, March 18, 2009


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Q. And that's because you wouldn't vote on a 12:12:22
grant to yourself; is that right?
A. Well, you know, it also leaves the outside
directors to debate and things like that without
12:12:34
feeling fettered by me being in the room.
Q. Okay, If I can have one moment here.
(Pause in the proceedings)
A. Were still on this document?
Q. We are.
All right. I think I don'; have anything 12:13:43
more on that document. So thank goodness I didnt
read the whole long thing to you.
And, again, before I get to the other
document then, we talked about this a little earlier
today though, but it was your understanding then 12:13:59
that the board had approved these options to you on
August 29th, 2001; right?
A. Yeah.
Q. Okay. But I believe you mentioned that
there were some discussions that went on after 12:14:10
August about vesting and other e
A. Correct.
Q. e- or vesting as an issue; is that right?
A. Yes.
Q. All right. Then I'm also going to hand you 12:14:18
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