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Business Standard: What 'open source' means to India

Dec 16, 1998, 00:03 (4 Talkback[s])

Regarding an earlier editorial in The Economic Times, Ajay Shah sees the picture in different terms.

'Ideas and knowledge which were once only accessible in coffee shops in Silicon Valley are available in Kolhapur and Darjeeling through open source. Indian software companies which cultivate teams which work with open source will gain superior knowledge compared with firms which rely on "cars which have their bonnets welded shut".'

Ajay's editorial