[fosscom] proposal for CMP - short and sweet

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at au-kbc.org
Wed Jul 1 02:27:18 PDT 2009

On Wednesday 01 July 2009 12:38:34 Nagarjuna G. wrote:
> 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.

It is not a question of adding these to the CMP. My contention is that the CMP 
be limited to these three points as there is a possibility of building a broad 
platform of support for this.
Kenneth Gonsalves

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