I think you bring up some interesting points, that may be worth
looking at in more depth, the name change seems impractical since, we
gain little from it, but our "web presence" (Mailing Lists, wiki,
etc), and physical banner are both WLUG, and being an incorporated
society I would imagine a name change to be a non-trivial exercise.
While I agree that Saturday workshops are not an internet cafe, most
of the data (about 7GB), can easily be attributed to ISO downloads,
and Ubuntu 10.10 upgrades. Between a squid proxy and a samba share of
popular ISO's pre-downloaded would reduce this largely.
The change (or more revert), in SFD was is an attempt to find more
end-users then were turning up at the events held at venues (08 - Uni,
09 - Wintec), which from the sounds of it was successful. (I was
unfortunately unable to attend this year).
You seem to be enthusiastic may I suggest that you run for a committee
position tonight at the AGM, that is our nearest and biggest hurdle,
many current committee members of our undersized committee are