[Linux-aus] Linux Australia AGM Held

Bret Busby bret at busby.net
Mon Feb 3 18:39:02 UTC 2003

On 3 Feb 2003, Pia Smith wrote:

> Date: 03 Feb 2003 20:28:52 +1100
> From: Pia Smith <greebo at pacific.net.au>
> To: Bret Busby <bret at busby.net>
> Cc: Linux Australia List <linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au>
> Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] Linux Australia AGM Held
> On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 20:53, Bret Busby wrote:
> > I had previously understood that the organisation has a president, who 
> > is not either of these people.
> > 
> > We have a number of people, apparently speaking in the name of the 
> > organisation, except the one who is supposed to count.
> <snip>
> > That person is conspicuously absent from all of this.
> <snip>
> I do apologise for my late entrance, but my work environment at the
> moment is quite demanding (and not entirely appropriate for this), and
> my 33k link was unreliable :) Fortunately these issues are taken care of
> now. I also rather see how a thread pans out before leaping in. An
> excellent leader in our community told me to 'never participate in flame
> wars' and I have taken that advice, and feel that by letting the
> momentum move of its own accord, you can see a lot more opinions.
> Regards,
> Pia

To clarify; I was not criticising Pia for her absence.

I was merely saying that only she should speak for the association,
that perhaps this should be resolved through her, rather than via an 
increasing flame war.

Bret Busby
West Australia

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  Chapter 28 of 
  "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
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