[Linux-aus] New Website [Was Grants Scheme and the New Site]
donna at mel8ourne.org
Mon Jan 29 07:23:02 UTC 2007
On Sat, 2007-01-27 at 13:43 +1100, Daniel Tandowski wrote:
> > *YAWWWWWNNNN* Where's the info about distributions? news, blogs,
> > polls??? What about some information about (who would have guessed)
> > LINUX... you know, the operating system???
On Sat, 2007-01-27 at 13:57 +1100, James Purser wrote:
> Okay up until now we've been looking at cleaning up the old site so that
> people can find more information more easily about the organisation.
The Linux Australia website is the face of LA the organisation.
But Daniel is right, it should also inform people generally about Linux,
Open Source and Software Freedom.
On the current site, information about Linux itself is minimal, and
somewhat buried. But there is a lot of it around elsewhere on the net,
so annotated links to the best sources of information, and directions
I don't think linux.org.au should become a generic "about linux" portal,
but it definitely needs to explain what linux is for newcomers, as an
intro and entry point to invite them into the community, as users, and
donna benjamin linux.conf.au
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