[Scottish] Re: News Letter April 08

Dan Shearer dan at shearer.org
Mon Apr 14 01:50:42 BST 2008

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 10:07:43AM +0930, Dan Shearer wrote:
> In the meantime, since people have been talking about the idea of an
> umbrella organisation, here's a case study I think is relevant:
> Australia.  A decade ago the Australian FLOSS community was in an
> analogous position to what we have in Scotland today. How has it turned
> out?

I should say there are other examples, especially Hispalinux, but I've
not been very close to them. The Australian example is close enough to
draw some lessons but far enough that just transplating ideas clearly
won't work.


Dan Shearer
dan at shearer.org

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