[Linux-aus] Conference Idea
benno at benno.id.au
Wed Sep 20 04:45:02 UTC 2006
On Tue Sep 19, 2006 at 22:07:22 +0930, Kylie Willison wrote:
>On Tue, 2006-09-19 at 13:31 +1000, Pia Waugh wrote:
>> Hi Mikal,
>> <quote who="Michael Still">
>> > Yeah, nothing came of it though. I got the impression at the time (IIRC)
>> > that the committee thought it was a crap idea.
>> It is exactly that positive attitude which makes you and your ideas so
>> approachable ;)
>> Seriously though, at the time we (the LA ctte) said it might be doable but
>> I think we didn't really have the scope to do it.
>> I personally agree that SFD is the place to do it, and SFD teams around the
>> world/country already get sponsorship for the event and run workshops,
>> talks, installfests and other newbie/general public type events.
>> I think it already is a place for such an event, and that yet another event
>> would probably be too much.
>How can that be too much? One software freedom day event and one other
>event per state, per year? If there aren't events, workshops, classes
>etc how can we ever take over the world? :-) Um no I mean how will
>people hear about Linux/FOSS?
Don't forget to add in 12 LUG meetings per year.
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