[Fsf-friends] Query about Karnataka...

Khuzaima A. Lakdawala klak@giasbm01.vsnl.net.in
18 Jun 2002 10:32:15 +0530

On Sat, 25 May 2002 04:09:50 +0530 (IST), Frederick Noronha wrote:

> Microsoft has been fighting back. In a number of countries, it has rapidly 
> expanded giveaway programs, especially to schools in the poorest parts of 
> Africa and Asia. This week, Microsoft announced it had signed an agreement 
> with the South African government to give all the schools in that country 
> free access to a selection of the company's software.

Oh, how surprising! Or maybe those highly paid MBAs in MS' marketing
department were closely following FSF-India's mailing list and got the
above brilliant idea from us!

Does anybody on this list *still* believe that harping on the
so-called "cost advantage" of free software is a good idea?