[Linux-aus] Should Linux Australia change its name?

Luke John luke.john at osmahi.com
Sun Apr 22 17:29:48 EST 2012

Linux Australia is doing a great job supporting and developing
communities engaged in open tools, technologies and events.

Hows "Open Communities Australia" sound?

Kind Regards
Luke John

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Paul Wayper <paulway at mabula.net> wrote:
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> On 04/22/2012 03:44 PM, John Ferlito wrote:
>> Howdy,
>> Linux Australia has been around for over ten years and we are no longer an
>> organisation focussed mainly on Linux and running LCA each year. All of our
>> members use or contribute to open source projects in one form or another. Linux
>> Australia has also become involved in open source and open culture events that
>> are not specifically related to Linux.
>> We think it is time for us to change the name of our organisation to have it
>> more accurately represent the focus of our community.
> SETR: I like "Open Source Australia", but I think just as linux.conf.au is
> about more than "Linux" these days, Linux Australia can also be about more
> than just Linux these days.  If OSA is a better way to get other interest
> groups (e.g. the former AUUG) to meet under a shared banner, then so be it.
> Paul
> [1] SETR: Short Enough To Read.  A TL;DR post without the bit that was TLTR.
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