[Linux-aus] Linux Australia AGM Held

Bret Busby bret at busby.net
Sun Feb 2 17:27:01 UTC 2003

On Sun, 2 Feb 2003, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> Date: Sun, 2 Feb 2003 11:18:10 +1100
> From: Jeff Waugh <jdub at perkypants.org>
> To: Linux Australia List <linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au>
> Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] Linux Australia AGM Held
> <quote who="Bret Busby">
> > NSW/ACT has control. Look at the numbers, since you raise the point of
> > majorities.
> > But, then again, maybe, it just wants to stay as Linux NSW, with its head
> > in the ashes.
> A very simple answer to your problem: The Linux Australia committee members
> do not represent their states as their number one priority, they represent -
> as best they can - the Linux community in Australia.
> Rather than beating this unfairly negative drum (at a time when Linux
> Australia has a very healthy opportunity to fix its past mistakes - let's
> encourage that instead of bringing up the past again and again), perhaps
> you'd like to put some of this energy into making sure that a representative
> sub-committee would adequately represent the needs of Linux communities in
> each state (if that metric is deemed important).
> - Jeff

I made a constructive suggestion. The response was hostile and negative. 
Read my original posting regarding this, and the response.

Sub-committee? Sounds like a means of defeating something.

Bret Busby
West Australia

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