[+PLUS] Request to sign FOSS manifesto for India
anivar.aravind at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 19:29:10 IST 2009
The Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community has published a
manifesto requesting Indian political parties to make FOSS usage and
promotion a central part of the IT, e-government and education plans.
FOSS is a powerful enabler for spreading education and opportunity to
all peoples. With its collaborative knowledge model, FOSS can effect
change and transparency in India. Supporting this petition is one
small step in the right direction.
The manifesto is up as a public petition at:
The signup link for the petition is at:
The list of signatories is at:
Any responsible politician should be encouraging a home grown Free
Software industry because it creates the basis for future jobs.
Learning Windows is like learning to eat every meal at McDonalds.
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