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

Chris Neugebauer chrisjrn at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 23:01:32 EST 2012

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 22:26, John Vandenberg <jayvdb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Aye. I also want an organisation here which has Linux as 100% of their
> mission and constrains their activities.  I dont mind if they support
> other activities, but I want to know the committee struggles each time
> they consider a proposal which isnt clearly Linux orientated.

Are you trying to describe the existing Linux Australia organisation?
Because that clearly isn't how LA operates any more -- they now fund
conferences right across the Open Source tech spectrum (including, for
example, PyCon Australia).

> There are other organisations which are aimed at broader targets like
> Open Technology, Open Knowledge, etc, etc. and LA should support them
> if they have too much money that cant be invested into Linux.


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