[Linux-aus] Re: linux.conf.au name change
jdub at perkypants.org
Tue Sep 19 09:54:04 UTC 2006
<quote who="Rusty Russell">
> 1) The name linux.conf.au has international recognition. This has been
> built up with over five years by the continuous efforts of organisers. It
> allows us to get high-profile speakers, attract attendees, and makes
> people read headlines which contain the phrase "linux.conf.au".
A coherent rebranding effort can alleviate this problem.
> 2) Names which encompass broader concepts by definition lack focus, or
> have no inherent meaning, such as "opensource.conf.au", "phoenix" or
An interesting problem to overcome! I'm sure we're smart enough to do so.
> The disease is mild and this cure is worse. Use a subtitle or start a new
A subtitle doesn't solve the problem. A new conference causes all kinds of
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