[Linux-aus] Can Linux Australia survive?

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Tue Jul 5 02:07:02 UTC 2005

Leon Brooks wrote:
> On Monday 04 July 2005 16:55, Lorn Potter wrote:
>>Last I checked "Australia" does not include "New
>>Zealand" as a state or even a territory
> Then you didn't check very hard. Look again. Both Australia and New 
> Zealand have legislation in place which names New Zealand's components 
> as states of Australia. The legislation has never been invoked, but 
> it's there.
> You don't complain if an American conference goes to Hawaii or Alaska, 
> do you? Yet they're both much more remote from the mainland USA than 
> Kiwiland is from mainland Australia.

That is completely different! I do not need a passport to get to those 
states. Those are actual states, whereas NZ is not. Australians still 
need a passport.

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Trolltech Qtopia Community Manager
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