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ZDNet UK: Open Source 'Split By Digital Divide'

Mar 17, 2006, 21:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"Few programmers in developing countries get involved in the mainstream development of open source software, leading to a digital divide within open source projects, a researcher from the United Nations University (UNU) claimed on Thursday.

"Researchers compared the number of open source mailing list postings from different countries with the Internet penetration of each country. When ordered by this metric, Western Europe came out on top..."

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