[Linux-aus] About a User Conference (was...)
mikal at stillhq.com
Thu Feb 24 04:45:02 UTC 2005
Mary Gardiner wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 23, 2005, Michael Still wrote:
>>I would like to volunteer to run such an event. The operational concept
>>is that of "AusLUG". This is a national event styled on a bigger LUG
>>meeting for two days.
> A cool idea.
>>is much simpler than LCA. The concept has room for growth into a fuller
>>conference in future years, dependant on demand. I propose that the
>>event have two streams -- a user stream focused on introductory / LUG
>>grade topics (such as how to install and use Apache, what distribution
>>might be right for you, email environments, how iptables works and how
>>to set it up, that kind of thing)
> A proposal that was made to SLUG some time ago and not followed up was
> to have about six meetings worth of these kinds of talks on video to be
> shown at each SLUG meeting on rotation (in parallel with a live
> intermediate/advanced talk). The video of AusLUG would be a good
> resource for LUGs around the country.
I hadn't thought of that, but yes it would. It's not core to the event,
so I would be looking for someone to volunteer to make it happen however...
I see my role, if I con enough people into making this happen, to get an
event running. Anything else is almost certainly optional and can be
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