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..."