[Linux-aus] Should we change? Yes. To change is to grow.

David Lloyd lloy0076 at adam.com.au
Tue May 1 13:17:35 EST 2012


On 01/05/2012, at 11:36 AM, Mark Walkom wrote:

> On 1 May 2012 10:38, Russell Stuart <russell-linuxaus at stuart.id.au> wrote:
> So if LA wants the brand name that is most likely to be understood by
> the media and politicians at a glance - then it should be "Open Source".
> It's goal is to be more attractive to hacker spaces, robot competitions
> and the like, then perhaps "Open Technology".  As you say other names
> like FLOSS, "Free Software" and so on suffer the disadvantages of both -
> they are not well recognised outside of our group, and they aren't
> inclusive.
> Perhaps a general parent advocacy organisation with children for hardware and software?

That's part of the point of this conversation and it illustrates it perfectly.

In a way it might be easier to just create a new organisation from scratch and then invite Linux Australia to federate with or be absorbed by it...


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