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Bangkok Post: Microsoft Partnership Vexes Open Source Fans

Jul 02, 2005, 17:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Partnerships between the government and Microsoft announced on Thursday upon the visit of Microsoft chairman Bill Gates are worrying the open source community which wants to promote alternative open standard software.

"According to the National Electronics and Computer Technology Centre (Nectec) director Thaweesak Koanantakool, building a standard for e-government is a good thing to do, but in his view the standard should be based on open standard, which allows others to see the source code..."

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