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Open Source Big Names Helping Attract New Users

Apr 29, 2008, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Victoria Ho)

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"Participation by big open source vendors is helping attract new interest in Linux user groups in Asia.

"Khairil Yusof, president of the Free/Open Source Software Society (FOSS) in Malaysia, said in an interview that the group's members have benefited by sharing knowledge with others from different technology backgrounds during its monthly meetings.

"New members are able to listen to talks ranging from a wide spectrum of topics such as desktop usage to running an open source software business, as well as 'personally meet local and international developers,' said Yusof..."

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