[Linux-aus] David Lyon - Wishing to run for Council
chrisjrn at gmail.com
Sat Nov 23 12:29:24 EST 2013
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On 23 November 2013 10:59, David Lyon <david.lyon at hackerpads.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm expressing my wish to run for Council this year.
> Even as a non-council member, this year you've already seen my positive
> influence in Christopher Neugebauer taking up one of my suggestions and
> doing overseas outreaches to Pycon US for Australians.
> A year ago I wrote and discussed this very topic as an idea on this
> mailing list and it's now come to pass and the program appears to be up
> and running. I'm really hoping that Christopher does well in this.
> What it demonstrates is significant confidence in local Open-Source
> software development and it would be great to see this continue and
> I've personally been involved in Open Source software for at least two
> decades. And quite often give talks on Linux things like Raspberry-Pi's,
> interfacing, Python and other current hands-on programming topics at the
> Sydney Linux User Group.
> Going forward, I'd support more local Open-Source overseas advocacy.
> And would suggest balancing Christophers excellent advocacy with similar
> programs to either Europe or Asia or if budget allows both.
> I'm not proposing any major changes in direction, only small
> adjustments that can bring freshness to Linux Australia and keep it
> moving forward and relevant.
> David Lyon
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