[Linux-aus] Re: Open Source gets a hearing in Canberra

Leon Brooks leon at cyberknights.com.au
Thu Feb 20 08:48:02 UTC 2003

On Thursday 20 February 2003 08:30 am, Daniel wrote:
> Seminar organised by the National Office for the Information Economy in
> Canberra:

> http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/02/19/1045330650080.html

> among other things-
> "The AUUG also planned to have a "computing in government" track at its
> annual conference in spring. "  AUUG is quoted everywhere, and talking
> authoritatively on linux.

Didn't notice that, might see if I can attend.

> Was anyone from Linux Australia invited to the recent Canberra seminar?

Kind of. LA people did attend, and LA people will apparently have Things To 
Say within a day or so.

If you visit the linux-aus archives at 
http://lists.linux.org.au/archives/linux-aus/2003-February/date.html, you 
will see a preliminiary summary or two there 
including a post from AUUG's esteemed Treasurer.

> Is someone from Linux Australia being sent to the AUUG conference 'in
> spring' where they will have a "computing in government" track (or could
> they find someone who is already going and sponsor them)?

Cross-posted to the linux-aus list to find out. If anyone has an answer for 
this yet, can they please reply-all so that Daniel and PLUG-Committee all get 
to see it?

Cheers; Leon

http://cyberknights.com.au/     Modern tools; traditional dedication
http://plug.linux.org.au/       Committee Member, Perth Linux User Group
http://slpwa.asn.au/            Committee Member, Linux Professionals WA
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