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Re: [Linux-aus] Goodbye AUUG, hello phoenix

On Fri, 2006-09-15 at 14:08 -0700, Michael Still wrote:
> Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="Michael Still">
> > 
> >> Agreed. You haven't addressed whether those people should have events of 
> >> their own though, instead of being shoe horned into LCA.
> > 
> > In some cases, they're already *at* linux.conf.au (GNOME, PostgreSQL, some
> > coverage of Free Culture issues, etc), but then we've also "segmented the
> > market" (eek) with OSDC for web/script stuff and LWE/CeBIT for business. I
> > don't think linux.conf.au can be everything to everyone it already serves
> > either, so I forsee further hatchlings spawning from the main conference.
> There haven't been any examples (that I can think of) of mini-confs 
> which have spun off into their own events though. Is that because such 
> events need more support, or because they're not big enough for that?
> Mikal

I see it as the more conference/mini conferences in the one spot, the
better chance you have of people going to other conferences and seeing
something new.

Admittedly though, in Australia, I don't think there is the support to
spawn a specialised conference AS YET!!!!!.