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NewsForge: A FOSS Primer for International Policy-Makers

May 15, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rod Amis)

"NewsForge: There are a number of FOSS primers available on the Internet. What motivated you to write yours, and what makes it different from the others?

"Wong: While several primers and countless articles about free/open source software did exist at the time we created the first of our primers, none of them tackled it from the perspective of developing countries. As part of the United Nations Development Programme, the International Open Source Network works to fulfill a perceived lack of information targeted towards policy-makers in developing nations..."

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