[Linux-aus] State representation on the board

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.org.au
Thu Jan 8 23:52:02 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 02:16, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> You did. The crucial difference is that by doing it at LCA, all interested
> parties were able to sit down and talk it out. Potential hosts, previous
> hosts and at last year's at least, the committee. Sure, it reduces the lead
> time organisers get for the event, but if an equivalent process with as much
> involvement can be found (as you suggested in your next para), I would be
> happy to support it. But I personally feel, particularly after being one of
> the linux.conf.au organisers in 2001, that this is a very important... hm...
> tradition or institution to keep alive.

Point taken,

but there's also the argument (esp now) that organising the conf is
taking *more* than a year (there's already melb people starting to think
about, talk about and plan for 06).

Maybe a mailing list for past organisers could be useful for such
discussions (and seeking advice)?

> > I think you've just convinced me that regular summaries/newsletter type
> > things are a Real Good Idea(tm) to keep the communication levels up.
> Good, good, good. Enquiring minds want to know. And I want you guys to say
> stuff so people stop assuming that I know everything through Pia. I don't.

hahaha - know that one :)

okay - sounds like more summaries and news items will be useful.

bug me (cron emails are fine) for them if they're too long in coming.

Stewart Smith (stewart at linux.org.au)
Vice President, Linux Australia

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