[Linux-aus] Can Linux Australia survive?

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Sun Jul 3 04:21:02 UTC 2005

Anthony Towns wrote:
> Lorn Potter wrote:
>> Everyone whom I have told this to, including non geek types that don't 
>> know anything about Linux, thinks this seems a bit odd, and raises a 
>> lot of eyebrows.
> Personally, I think that's half the fun. We raised some eyebrows when we 
> moved the conference to Brisbane (after Sydney and Melbourne) too -- 
> lots of people didn't think people would go. Even more eyebrows were 
> raised when we went to Perth, for the same reason. Eyebrows were 
> likewise raised when Canberra's LCA shifted the timing into April.

> I'm all for keeping things from getting stuck in a rut, personally. 
> Having a team that's enthusiastic about running a great conference is 
> what attracts the speakers and then the attendees.
> If you want a boring explanation; LCAs been comparatively under-attended 
> by NZers, 

Perhaps that's because it's a _different_ country?

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Trolltech Qtopia Community Manager
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