[Linux-aus] Goodbye AUUG, hello phoenix

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Mon Sep 18 08:34:02 UTC 2006

On Saturday, 16 September 2006 at  9:55:30 +0930, Michael Davies wrote:
> On 9/15/06, Christopher Yeoh <cyeoh at samba.org> wrote:
>> I'd actually prefer that rather than diluting linux from linux.conf.au
>> and renaming it, that instead additional conferences get added which
>> specialise in other areas - eg a free culture conference, one that
>> concentrates more on general open source software, one on business
>> related issues etc.
> "Me too"
> While I wouldn't like us to have conferences running 6 times a year,
> certainly having another conference (or 2) with a specific focus 6
> months after LCA would be a very good next step.

This is very much part of what I was thinking of in the event of LA
swallowing up AUUG.  It would even be worth considering continuing to
call the conference "AUUG" and to revert to having it as a "winter
conference" (the original term).

> I think the current problem of "Yikes!  How can we squeeze all this
> good stuff into one week of LCA" would be solved if there was
> another conference, but with a narrower focus, held 6 months later.

The question of focus is something that can be discussed later,
probably on a yearly basis.

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