"If the Chinese have IT, get it. The Indian government seems to
be taking a leaf out of China's operating system, and is planning a
countrywide drive to promote the open source operating system,
Linux, as the 'platform of choice' instead of 'proprietary'
"For proprietory, read Microsoft, which controls over 90% of the
desktop software market.
"The Department of Information Technology has already devised a
strategy to introduce Linux and open source software as a de-facto
standard in academic institutions, especially in engineering
colleges through course work that encourages use of such
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