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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Brazil, Meet Linux

Sep 16, 2004, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)

[ Thanks to Jan Stafford for this link. ]

"How are open standards and open source operating systems like Linux important to a developing country like Brazil?

"Scott Handy: One thing they want to do, and a strong part of their focus, is to use these [open standards] to accelerate economic development. So by gaining in something open source, in something freely modifiable and moveable for technology, they can develop business around this, train people in this technology and then get skilled work in this technology. They will have freedom to innovate. [They're] not locked into any one vendor; it's flexible and free of choice..."

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