[TriLUG] Time to Fork TriLUG?
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Mon Aug 13 17:00:03 EDT 2007
Exactly. You support the efforts of FOSS and leave the rest behind.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
Behalf Of Dave
> Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 3:29 PM
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
> Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Time to Fork TriLUG?
> Not to feed the trolls too much ;-) but the reality is there is nothing
> stopping another LUG from forming in Chapel Hill, Burlington, Fuquay,
> Garner etc.. except people not stepping up to orgainize it.
> If there are people being left out for geographical reasons that want to
> form a sister LUG I would hope that Trilug membership would not only not
> condem the action, but help where ever they could to further the spread
> of Linux and FOSS.
> Magnus wrote:
> > I brought this question over from the other contentious CoC thread,
> > because I think it deserves to stand on its own.
> > Many members feel they have been left out by the move to Red Hat's HQ,
> > by how far meetings are from their home or place of employment, or for a
> > number of other reasons.
> > Some are quite vocally in favor of bringing a more professional code of
> > conduct to the LUG, while others prefer sticking to the informally
> > self-policed roots of the LUG.
> > Instead of fighting all this out, I think it's high time to ask another
> > question: is it time for TriLUG to fork?
> > Should we be having smaller more localized (and locally run) groups in
> > each of the various towns in the area? Should these new groups be run
> > as professional organizations or as loose groups of friends? And
> > shouldn't these groups be answering their own questions at the local
> > level rather than falling under the umbrella of this huge mothership
> > organization two counties away?
> > I'm not saying I have any definitive answers to any of these, except
> > that we ought to be considering the possibility that we're overlooking
> > what could be the most peaceful resolution to all of the challenges the
> > LUG faces today: a fork.
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