[Linux-aus] Help with a political approach to Open Source please :)

James Purser purserj at winnsw.com.au
Thu Oct 6 08:09:02 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 09:55 +1000, Mary Gardiner wrote:
> This may or may not be true, but it doesn't seem like an argument for
> leaving the Nationals out of this lobbying effort.
> Maybe the lobbying effort is actually going to treat the Coalition as if
> they were a single party and Pia used the word "Liberals" instead of
> "Coalition". That makes sense at Federal level (not so much in some
> states and particularly not in the NT). Failing to expend effort at all
> on the Nationals when the Democrats are being lobbied seems worthy of an
> explanation at least, and I don't think "they caved in on Telstra and
> have a declining vote" is one. As you yourself point out, the Democrats
> and Labor have parallel problems, and they're getting lobbied :)
> -Mary
Good point, I shall withdraw from the field and concede defeat :)

James Purser
WINNET Developer
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