[Linux-aus] President's Report: August / September 2006
ncunningham at linuxmail.org
Sat Oct 7 16:28:03 UTC 2006
On Sat, 2006-10-07 at 02:27 -0400, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Janet Hawtin">
> > There are quite a range of events available in a range of locations.
> > Some a lot closer than mel8ourne in time.
> > By that logic we shouldnt advertise lca07 before osdc
> > and auug are done and dusted =) ?
> Logical extremes are a waste of time and nerve electricity.
No. Logical extremes make obvious problems that are not so in-your-face
in less extreme applications of the same logic. This logical extreme
might not contribute help your case, but that doesn't make it invalid by
I for one don't mind at all knowing ahead of time that lca08 will be in
Melbourne, and it won't make any difference to whether I go to the '07
event. Since I'm now part-time on this stuff and living way closer to
Melbourne than Sydney, I think I'll be going to one and not the other
irrespective of when I know where each will be.
I guess the other point to make is that for those who are going on a
corporate budget, they're independent events because they're in separate
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