[Linux-aus] With elections coming up soon I thought I'd post a few ideas

Andrew Donnellan ajdlinux at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 13:05:02 UTC 2005

On 03/12/05, David Lloyd <lloy0076 at adam.com.au> wrote:
> Pia,
> > > > I think the IOSN (www.iosn.net) can fulfill this role nicely.
> > > > _And_ it is United Nations backed so has some street cred :) I
> > > > think it offers a place for national orgs to work together on such
> > > > things. I've been chatting to them a lot, and want to get LA and
> > > > our community more involved.
> > >
> > > The acronym ending with N?
> >
> > Lazy man, that is why I posted the weblink ;P The International Open
> > Source Network, a UNDP (United National Development Program).
> More to the point, if someone who is on most of the general mailing
> lists in Australia, who looks at Freshmeat, LinuxNews, Slashdot and such
> doesn't know what IOSN is - then how is the general public?

It doesn't matter if you look at news: do you know the world wide
FS/OSS community?

I knew about IOSN because I look at news and I also look for FS/OSS
sites. And I'm still in school.


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