[Linux-aus] Should Linux Australia change its name

Noel Butler noel.butler at ausics.net
Thu Apr 26 11:46:48 EST 2012

On Thu, 2012-04-26 at 09:28 +1000, Chris Neugebauer wrote:

> Only if it didn't directly affect our ability to sign up sponsors, and
> restrict the delegate pool that would otherwise be interested in the
> conference.
> And even if it *were* fair to say that, as an organiser, I'd much
> rather have the time to chase more sponsors so that we can put on a
> better conference.  The time spent explaining the role of LA to one
> large, potential sponsor could have been used tracking down further
> keynote speakers.
> Our time is limited.  If an *avoidable* task has been created, it
> directly affects our ability to serve the Python programming community
> through running PyCon Australia.

So, you think that sponsors are NOT going to expect you explain who
<insert some open source generalised name> organisation is?  You're
kidding yourself, come back,  reality needs you.

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