[fosscom] proposal for CMP - short and sweet

Nagarjuna G. nagarjun at gnowledge.org
Wed Jul 1 00:08:34 PDT 2009


On Wednesday 01 Jul 2009 6:43:00 am Kenneth Gonsalves wrote:
> 1. To campaign for Free or Open Source software to be introduced
> in the education domain in both the IT and non IT streams. To
> identify and build expertise to support open source applications
> as alternatives to the current proprietary applications.
>
> 2. To campaign for open formats for all data in the public domain.
> To identify and build expertise in the tools to accomplish this.
> Data includes things like documents, photos, satellite images,
> fingerprints ... A full compilation of all types of data has to be
> made and recommendations for the appropriate format to be made.
>
> 3. To campaign for the open release of all software that is
> created with public money. A law should be made for this.
>

I agree with all the three points stated above. Hope others will also
agree with them.  these should certainly be added in the CMP. 

> This forum should accept membership and support from anyone
> subscribing to the above CMP regardless of political, religious,
> philosophical, idealogical, personal, business beliefs or
> practices.

This needs discussion, since this depends on what form fosscomm will
take. 

-- 
Nagarjuna G.




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