It is very vital and important, when governments start doing something
regarding proprietary operating systems, by this project they will be
closing doors of monopoly, and opening new horizon for a free development
environment, free computing and yet in future providing citizens the ability
to using computers in every house hold.
On Sunday 13 May 2007 20:33, susmit shannigrahi wrote:
"The West Bengal government is planning to set up a centre of
excellence in developing applications based on open source software,
which has emerged as a threat to proprietary operating systems like
Microsoft Corp's Windows.
The government has finished the first round of discussions with IBM
and Red Hat Linux on the proposed centre of excellence, which will be
the first in India involving a state government. "