[Linux-aus] Inflection Point - A Strategic Plan for Linux Australia
tleeuwenburg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 10:06:55 AEDT 2016
Personally, I think when you need to get a job done, it's perfectly fine to
use whatever you want to achieve that. We all contribute to open source in
various ways and I think that's more than sufficient.
On 6 January 2016 at 09:04, Lev Lafayette <lev at levlafayette.com> wrote:
> On Wed, January 6, 2016 2:41 am, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 03, 2016 at 02:38:36PM +1100, Kathy Reid wrote:
> >> To this end, I've put together the below document to start a
> >> conversation - You may not agree with the analysis or actions outlined
> >> in the document - which is great - ...
> >> Everyone with the link is able to comment on the document.
> >> DIXCIQo/edit?usp=sharing
> > So this irks me a bit -- how does it make sense to talk about rebranding
> > as "Open Source Australia" or being a community/volunteer organisation
> > while using closed-source, commercial, proprietary tools when free and
> > open solutions to the same problem exist?
> You're certainly not the only one who has thought this.
> At the very least we should have the courage of our convictions to eat our
> own dogfood.
> On another matter, it's pretty odd that Linux Users of Victoria, Inc.,
> isn't mentioned at all in the document. I certainly thought it (or other
> independent LUGs) would be included under:
> "There are a number of other related Linux, digital rights and open source
> organisations in Australia and internationally, and Linux Australia needs
> to consider the nature of its relationship (if any) with these. They
> All the best,
> Lev Lafayette, BA (Hons), GradCertTerAdEd (Murdoch), GradCertPM, MBA (Tech
> Mngmnt) (Chifley)
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