[Linux-aus] Should Linux Australia change its name to Open Source Australia?
Linux Australia President
president at linux.org.au
Wed Dec 20 12:56:49 AEDT 2017
On 20/12/17 01:37, Brenda Aynsley via linux-aus wrote:
>> Should Linux Australia change its name to Open Source Australia (Yes/No)
> Why? Not because I am engaged in a religious war on the various
> aspects of open source theology but because OSIA open source industry
> australia exists and has done for a decade or more. To rename LA to
> OSA open source australia is to court confusion in the market and the
> community/ies and to what end?
> Sorry Kathy and I know you dont want to start name shopping but if we
> are to change name then it needs to be to one that does not walk into
> confusion from the get go.
Thanks for the feedback Brenda - a key reason for choosing "Open Source
Australia" as an alternative name was that it was the highest ranked
choice in the previous debate over whether to change the name.
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