[Linux-aus] Young people and FOSS in Australia

Anthony Towns aj at erisian.com.au
Tue Feb 22 03:21:33 EST 2011

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 11:43, Mary Gardiner <mary at puzzling.org> wrote:

> 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.
So, having said all that (and some premises there can be disputed), I would

tend to argue that if Linux Australia isn't providing events and advocacy
> that
> are appealing to 18–25 year olds (who are otherwise especially passionate
> about
> IT, I don't mean the general 18–25 population) then Linux Australia has in
> some
> degree a problem.

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