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NewsForge: Open Asia: Open Source in Burma, Cambodia, and China

Sep 03, 2003, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frederick Noronha)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"We continue our country-by-country survey of the availability of open source software across Asian countries with a look at developments in Burma (also known as Myanmar), Cambodia, and China.

"The PeguNC-Linux distribution, aimed at Myanmar, is intended to encourage native data processing. According to a message in the Myanmar Linux Users Club Yahoo! group, Myanmar has just a font, but no language support with sorting and searching. Byteklay, a member of the project, says, '(We) started with a so-called PeguNC-linux project at mmlinux.org. When I couldn't continue mmlinux, friends from mm carried that project on myanmarlug.org, a site developed and maintained by Ko Wiston [Compunut]...'"

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