Fwd: [Linux-aus] anyone for an open-source-beyond-the-black-stump miniconf?

Janet Hawtin lucychili at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 23:15:02 UTC 2006

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From: Janet Hawtin <lucychili at gmail.com>
Date: Jul 6, 2006 12:43 AM
Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] anyone for an
open-source-beyond-the-black-stump miniconf?
To: Robyn M <rob_39 at bigpond.com>

On 7/5/06, Robyn M <rob_39 at bigpond.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-07-05 at 22:19 +1000, Aguido Horatio Davis wrote:
> > Something I'd quite like to see at LCA2007 is a gathering of all the
> > people involved in rolling out open source software in remote and rural
> > Australia, especially those using it to build capacities in communities
> > that otherwise wouldn't have them. It would be for the usual purposes:
> > exchange ideas, gain awareness of all the other people (and resources!),
> > trade war stories, organise future work.
> >
> > I'm trying to figure out whether this would fit in a BOF, a one-day
> > miniconf, or (theoretically) a two-day miniconf.
> > Anyone interested in attending or presenting at such a thing?
> I've done some work in Marree, South Australia with a few other folk.
> Where we installed a server and did some desktop training. Hopefully
> there will be more of this in the future.
> Robyn

Yes. Karl Goetz also went with us, Noven has built networks in Copley
as well as maintaining the Marree one. Sokar is doing similar work in
Queensland?, Pia did a trip too I think. It could be a good mini

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