[Linux-aus] LCA2006

Ben Jensz plug at jensz.id.au
Fri Jan 23 14:59:01 UTC 2004

If you happen to be located on the eastern sea board.  Otherwise you 
need to take into account flights from the other side of the country to 
get to the eastern sea board to get those "cheap" flights to NZ.  It 
would cost me $400 more (at least) to goto NZ than to say Hobart for 
instance purely based on flight costs.  Considering there is a zero 
chance of me winning an RDP again, then any future trips to LCA will be 
funded out of my own pocket.

Personally I think Linux Australia (as a representative body for 
*Australian* Linux users) should take the interests of its Australian 
members into account before those of a different country IMHO in respect 
of where to host future LCAs.

Anyway, if there are enough people in NZ to have an LCA there, then why 
don't they hold one in their own right anyway (LCNZ)?

/ Ben

Ryan Verner wrote:

> It's actually cheap as hell these days to fly to NZ (cheaper than flying
> to Perth from Sydney, for example), and I don't think you need a
> passport to do so, so it's a reasonably sane suggestion.  Apparently the
> LUG's over there are quite dominant, too.

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