Financial Express: Go For Open Source Code, Kalam Tells IT Industry
May 29, 2003, 17:30 (4 Talkback[s])
"The open source software movement in the country on Wednesday
received a shot in the arm with President APJ Abdul Kalam goading
the Indian IT industry to look at open source code instead of
depending on proprietary solutions.
"Dr Kalam also called for information technology that was
uniquely designed for India.
"'In India, open source code software will have to come and stay
in a big way for the benefit of the people. Open source software
needs to be built for further spread of IT and the impact it would
have on society,' Dr Kalam said..."