[Fsf-friends] FOSS Projects from India
Sun Aug 7 19:44:49 IST 2005
Frederick Noronha has compiled a list of on going FOSS Projects from India at:
INDIA: THERE'S A LOT HAPPENING, BUT CAN IT BE CHANNELISED?
Compiled by Frederick Noronha
India, with its population of one-billion plus, has a rich tech talent,
considerable interest in Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), and a network
of some 80-plus user groups across its landmass (some active, some less).
This offers wide potential....
About UNDP, APDIP, IOSN:
The International Open Source Network is an initiative of the United
Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) Asia Pacific Development
Information Programme (APDIP) and supported by the International
Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada.
The International Open Source Network (IOSN) is a Center of Excellence
for FOSS in the Asia-Pacific Region. It shapes its activities around
Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) technologies and applications. Via a
small secretariat, the IOSN is tasked specifically to facilitate and
network FOSS advocates and human resources in the region. The vision
is that developing countries in the Asia-Pacific Region can achieve
rapid and sustained economic and social development by using
affordable yet effective FOSS ICT solutions to bridge the digital
More details at: http://www.iosn.net/
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