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Linux Journal: The What, Why and When of Free Software in India

Nov 20, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frederick Noronha)

"Free software is not yet as media-visible as its breakaway sibling open source. Consider GNU/Linux, for example, which you hear about much less often than you do Linux. Quietly, however, and away from the glare of publicity, a small group of committed techies in India is using its skills to bring more attention to free software.

"Some of the Free Software Foundation India's (FSF-India) accomplishments include helping to fight patent threats in the country and promoting the use of free software in schools, government and other cultural institutions..."

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