[Linux-aus] Can Linux Australia survive?

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.org.au
Fri Jul 1 12:52:02 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 14:22 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Bret Busby">
> > Until Linux Australia can itself, become mature and start to act with some
> > professionalism (and dignity), I contend that the hiring of staff should
> > be out of the question.
> Your continuing protestation at hosting linux.conf.au in New Zealand may be
> slightly amusing, albeit irritating, but this is absolutely offensive. The
> current and previous two committees have made enormous progress, making the
> organisation infinitely more relevant and productive. I'd put it to you very
> strongly that you are both wrong and terribly ungrateful to boot.

Well put Jeff!

> > It must be remembered, that due to the nature of the postings to the Linux
> > Australia list, which have included offensive postings, and irrelevant
> > postings, some members of Linux Australia, have stayed away from the list,
> > as the list has appeared to them, to be more rubbish than anything of
> > value.
> *cough*

I join you whole-heartedly in that *cough*. Possibly with a touch of

Stewart Smith (stewart at linux.org.au)
Committee Member, Linux Australia
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