[Linux-aus] AUUG to close? Will there be a rush of new members to Linux Australia?
shirro at shirro.com
Tue Dec 18 05:12:15 UTC 2007
Michael Davies wrote:
> Linux Australia is "about" <strike>Linux and</strike> Free and Open
> Source Software. Legally it serves the interests of its members,
> however I also believe that by promoting the above it can serve the
> interests of the greater community.
I don't want to be divisive, but is this a good time to revisit the
relevancy of the name Linux Australia?
I love the name and I feel very connected to it. However it is starting
to seem a bit limiting to me now. I know many others have suggested a
name change before but the idea has never resonated with me as much as
it does now.
It might seem a bit of a gutsy thing to do right now with the success of
the Linux confs and the LA brand but couldn't we just do a Canonical and
choose a cool indigenous name that suggests our ideals along the lines
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