[TUHS] Whither Usenix [was How To Kill A Technical Conference]

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Tue Apr 6 15:54:31 AEST 2021

On Mon, 5 Apr 2021, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:

> Yes, exactly. For me, Usenix provides little added value. I had been 
> debating leaving Usenix for several years already; the move to soft copy 
> ;login: clinched it for me. I'm not happy about it, but I had to 
> recognize my personal reality.

I was not a member of Usenix; I was just a founding member (and past 
President) of AUUG, which decided to dissolve after we had done our job 
i.e. bring Unix to Australia.

I used to enjoy reading the Usenix snippets in AUUGN, though.

-- Dave

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