[AUUG-Talk]: Re: AUUG: Time to pull the plug?
Grant Parnell - EverythingLinux
grant at elx.com.au
Thu Sep 14 13:58:46 EST 2006
On Thu, 14 Sep 2006, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> My questions at the moment:
> - Do enough members think that it's time to dissolve AUUG?
> - How many members do we have?
I think I'm a corporate member under EverythingLinux
> - How do we know who the members are? At this stage, I'd say that the
> only proof is a receipt for payment of membership fees.
Last invoice in our system is April 12, 2005 for $240each.
> - If we dissolve AUUG, what do we do with the funds? I can see a
> number of possibilities:
> - AUUG should merge with Linux Australia. I think it's pretty clear
> that Linux Australia is conceptually the successor organization.
> The problem I have (and that LA shares) is that there's no place
> there for users of proprietary UNIX.
> - Donate all the funds to the John Lions chair of computer science
> at UNSW.
Other possibilities SAGE-AU or OSIA - My pref would probably be a 50/50
split Linux Australia and OSIA.
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