[Fsf-friends] FROM INDIA: Free software development for e-gov...

Mahesh T. Pai paivakil@vsnl.net
Mon Sep 1 14:37:35 IST 2003

Mahesh T. Pai said on Sun, Aug 31, 2003 at 11:30:36PM +0530,:
 > Sure. I Guess that Mr. 

This ought to have read:-

Sure. I guess that Mr. Umashankar is aware of users' freedoms when he

"They will be able to modify the code and improve it as well."

But Mr.  Umashankar  will have to choose an  appropriate Free Software
license, and also port the s/w  to appropriate framework.  VB is, as I
understand, only  a tool for GUI  development.  What is  the back end?
Free software is not free unless  the tools used to build / compile it
too are free. For example,  see the Debian Free Software Guidelines on

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