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RE: [SLUG] What is SLUG?
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: RE: [SLUG] What is SLUG?
- From: John Wiltshire <jw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Oct 25 12:09:20 2000
From: Terry Collins [mailto:terryc@xxxxxxxxxx]
> > >Please read the following: SLUG ....
> > >
> > > S - Sydney
> > > L - Linux
> > > U - Users
> > > G - Group
> > >
> > >as opposed to ....
> Anyone who takes this attitude is going to open a very big
> can of worms.
> Firstly - where is Sydney?
> CBD? - Outer Metropolitain Area? - NSW ?
> There isn't an easy answer. Many of our workers are not Sydney people.
> I always remember another organisation where the president
> stood up and
> said "This is the Sydney blah..blah, not the blah...blah (you get the
> picture) and if you don't like it you can f%$k off"
> The volunteers who did the work did, massively, including
> many "Sydney"
> based people. It isn't a 5,000 member organisation anymore.
> It also raises the question that if SLUG is going to become
> CBD centric,
> why should the companies continue to support SLUG?
> People from Gosford, Blue Mountains, Wollongong,
> Camdem/Campbelltown are
> all slug members.
Silly me. I just though the 'Sydney' bit was a reference to where the
physical meetings were held.