[Linux-aus] Some questions
lucychili at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 15:47:51 UTC 2007
On Dec 15, 2007 5:45 PM, Peter Miller <millerp at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-12-15 at 11:08 +1030, Janet Hawtin wrote:
> > do you visit a lug
> yes, sydney (slug)
> > do you subscribe to a lug list
> yes, slug
> > are you a member of another free or open community?
> what, apart from LA?
> chief maintainer of a couple of OSS projects.
> I've noticed, in the course of my martial arts training, that
> traditional martial arts are consistently open - usually training costs
> go to hire of the venue and maintenance of equipment, and (sigh)
> insurance, and the instructors are not paid. Membership is open to all,
> management and promotion and hierarchy is simple and (mostly)
> transparent. They exist (almost, only exist) to pass the knowledge on.
> And, like OSS, they are a meritocracy.
> The bushwalking community has some similarities, too.
> > are you a member of another 'maker' community?
> I love watching "New Yankee Workshop", does that count? :-)
> > what are the 3 best local events you participated in this year
> Assuming you meant F/OSS.
> first: CodeCon - a generator, a tent, and a bunch of coders with
> second: coders at the Mountbatten Hotel before SLUG every month;
> third: Erik de Castro Lopo boosting Ocaml at SLUG.
> > what are the 3 best national or international events you participated
> LCA, LCA and LCA
> > is there something different you would like to be able to do either
> > locally or nationally next year?
> can't decide if I'm thrilled CodeCon is a manageable size, or try to
> work out how to spread the meme wider.
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