[Linux-aus] [LACTTE] AuDA conf.au domain submission

Peter Lieverdink me at cafuego.net
Mon Dec 7 12:48:03 EST 2009

----- "Steve Walsh" <steve at nerdvana.org.au> wrote:

> James Turnbull wrote:
> > Can I ask for a third time then:
> >   
> Certainly James. Apologies for taking so long to address your concerns
> directly. Unfortunately, life got in the way of my Linux Australia 
> duties, something I'm sure you're very familiar with as a previous 
> member of the LA council. However I'm back on deck and will endeavor to 
> address this and your other email concerns over the course of the next
> 2 days.
> > 1.  Is the Council going to circulate the submission for comment?
> Yes. As linux.conf.au is a marjor part of the Linux Australia's income
> stream, and the use of the domain evokes such a strong reaction from all 
> parts of the community, the council strongly believes that not to do
> so would be a serious dereliction of our duties to the Organisation, and
> both the Australian and International communities. So. Yes. The 
> application will be forwarded to the community for comment, but as
> this issue draws a large amount of passion from the whole community,
> limited feedback will be sought in an effort to keep the submission both on 
> track and on target.
> > 2.  Does the Council want any help with the submission?
> At this point we are using the templates from the last time this was 
> requested by AUDA in 2002 (http://www.auda.org.au/nnap/nnap-index/), 
> however if we find ourselves needing any assistance, your name is 
> certainly at the top of our list to assist with this.

I assume James meant to ask if the submission was going to be circulated *before* being sent to AUDA; I was certainly under that impression.

So I suppose, in retrospect, the answer was "no" to both these questions?

- P.

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