[Linux-aus] libre aus

Grahame Jordan gbj at theforce.com.au
Tue May 1 20:04:36 EST 2012

On 01/05/12 14:26, Tom Eastman wrote:
> I am nobody, but here's my first (and only) contribution to the discussion:
> I like "Libre Australia".
> I like it because you're better off explaining what your name means
> ("Libre means freedom") than having to explain what it doesn't mean
> ("Linux Australia doesn't necessarily mean Linux").
> Also, of all the names discussed, it's the only one *broad* enough to
> encompass the sheer range of the things we're passionate about.
> It's only a shame it doesn't include 'NZ' anywhere in there, but I can
> live with that.
> Cheers,
> 	Tom
Sorry IMHO:
     Libra sounds cheap. Just because it is French does it make it (special)
     How do we say it anyway? French accent?
     Just because Libra Office has a stupid name (IMO) do we have to also?
     Libra does not mean anything in english

Keep up the suggestions


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