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..."