Future directions of FOSS in India
Kerala IT News writes that, as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in India, the Technopark, Trivandrum-based International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS) recently held a consultation on ‘Future Directions of FOSS in India’ at Technopark, to establish future directions for use and promotion of FOSS in India.
The consultation is first of a series of similar sessions to build upon Kerala’s early lead in FOSS initiatives and to consolidate and leverage the lead with international initiatives. The participants of the consultation, consisting of representatives from the Government, technology organisations, higher education institutions, NGOs and the FOSS community, outlined their vision for the future of FOSS in their respective domains, highlighting gaps and limitations to be resolved and making suggestions on the way ahead.
Hat tip: Roy Schestowitz