[Linux-aus] Young people and FOSS in Australia
peter at cc.com.au
Tue Feb 15 12:55:52 EST 2011
----- Original Message -----
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011, Russell Coker wrote:
> > On Tue, 15 Feb 2011, Mary Gardiner <mary at puzzling.org> wrote:
> > > Ideally there would be follow-up of some kind to try and get them back
> > > the next year as attendees. 25% off next year's ticket? Simply a nice
> > > mail in October saying "that conference you spoke at last year? you
> > > could totally hang out this year too."
> > Why would that be necessary? If they aren't convinced that LCA is a
> > great conference after attending one then there's plenty of other people
> > who are convinced!
> This (and some of the material I snipped) is probably a disagreement
> in premises. Here's the premises I was working from:
> (1) core volunteers, both developers and community leaders, in FOSS in
> Australia are aging.
And that is backed up by the results from the LA survey.
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