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NewsForge: Linux Thrives in Left-Leaning Kerala

Aug 29, 2005, 17:30 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sreelakshmi Haridas)

"Kerala, a tiny coastal state in south India, is a site of significant popularity of free software and GNU/Linux. What lessons can Kerala teach other areas about using free and open source software?

"Kerala, as a state, is strongly grounded in principles of socialism. Most of the educated middle class is leftist, at least in principle. The state is credited with a near 100% literacy rate and better social statistics than most of the rest of the country..."

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