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ASEAN Free Software Wishlist

May 20, 2009, 22:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brendan Scott)

[ Thanks to Brendan Scott for this link. ]

"If someone was throwing money around to support the Free, Libre and Open Source Software community in the Australia and South East Asian Nations area (and I happened to be in the line of fire) I would probably use it to set up an ASEAN FLOSS Strategic Policy Centre (AFSPC doesn't sound like the best acronym in the world, so I'd probably have to first hire a consultant to come up with a better name).

"The functions of AFSPC would include:

* providing FLOSS related compliance assistance for local businesses;
* providing FLOSS related education services for local businesses;
* engaging in strategic thinking relating to FLOSS -- had such an organisation been set up three years ago it would have had an excellent climate provided by the GFC for marketing the advantages of FLOSS;"

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