[LCA2015-Chat] LCA 2015 and twitter

Sven Dowideit SvenDowideit at home.org.au
Tue Dec 16 21:09:54 EST 2014

Why exactly can't the linux.conf.au always use #linuxconfau?

I struggle to see why anyone would want to use a different #tag each year

does that make me a grumpy old bugger?

On 16/12/14 18:44, Russell Coker wrote:
> Would the LCA organisers change their hash tag just based on the request of another organization? I'm guessing that they wouldn't and that others would think the same way. Even if the porn conference changed their hashtag there would probably be enough spillover to make it unsuitable (even if 1% of matching tweets were about porn it would be too many).
> Perhaps it would be good to base the tag around city and country names. A search for #LCAAuckNZ gives zero results and it seems very unlikely to be used by someone else in the near future. 

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