[Linux-aus] An aspirational name change - driven by an organisational service catalogue

John Vandenberg jayvdb at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 16:56:38 EST 2012

Thanks Kathy.  I agree it is important for the membership to
understand what LA does, and agree on what it should do, before
deciding to change the name.

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Kathy Reid <kathy at kathyreid.id.au> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> First of all I'd like to acknowledge the efforts of John and Council in
> opening up this issue for discussion. A lot of passionate, and generally
> well reasoned debate has ensued, which not only serves as a catalyst to
> examine LA's current reason for existence, but to also explore what the
> organisation, and its members, *aspire* to have it do in the future.
> Along with some other commentators, my own view is that we need to
> better establish what LA currently does, and what we want the
> organisation to do in the future before settling on a new name or
> brand(s). Before specifically going looking, I wasn't aware of some of
> the activities in which LA was involved, nor the extent of its
> sponsorship activities.
> So, to try and visualise what LA does, and some of the things it could
> possibly do in the future, a page on the Wiki has been started which
> essentially lists LA's activities as a menu, or service catalogue.
> http://wiki.linux.org.au/Service_Catalogue
> By working through the activities and services LA provides, and may wish
> to provide in the future, it will likely influence the naming/branding
> of the organisation going forward.
> Kind regards,
> Kathy
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John Vandenberg

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