Merging Linux Australia and AUUG: [Linux-aus] Nomination

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Tue Jan 6 08:19:02 UTC 2004

On Monday,  5 January 2004 at 13:44:16 +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 11:32:28 +1030 "Greg 'groggy' Lehey" <grog at> wrote:
>> So, what does the LA membership think?  There's a lot of effort and
>> expense involved in running a user organization.  What speaks against
>> merging?  Potential answers that I can see are:
>> * LA is strongly opposed to proprietary software.  AUUG covers both
>>   free and proprietary software.
> You could alienate a reasonable part of the AUUG membership - that part
> that uses proprietary software ...

That remains to be seen.  That would be something that would come out
in a well-formulated survey.

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