[Fsf-friends] The Hindu takes up the thread

Arun M arun@freedevelopers.net
14 Oct 2002 15:39:03 +0530

On Mon, 2002-10-14 at 11:01, CK Raju wrote:
> The Hindu has taken up the thread in case of Pattenchery Grama Panchayat, 
> being forced to opt Windows OS, even after getting a resolution passed to 
> adopt Free software.

This is a very good news. 

Regarding the C-DIT/Friends issue, its basically not a Free Software vs
Proprietary. Its about who is having copyright of the software. The
issue wont get solved with the use of Free Software. 

Even if the work is going to be release as Free Software CDIT/Govt will
have to make sure proper agreements regarding the licensing are done.   

It would be nice to know C-DIT's stand on licensing of new version of

Any way its a very good news that C-DIT is also moving to Free Software.
Now only IKM is pro-MS. They will soon get isolated if they didnt change