[fosscomm] Help required to form FOSSCOM as analternate Industry and Civil Society body to NASSCOM

Anivar Aravind anivar.aravind at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 19:07:22 PDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 7:24 AM, Raj Mathur<raju at linux-delhi.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 Jul 2009, prabir wrote:
>> Have just posted on what appears to be a different thread. Suggest
>> Andrew and/or Sunil on this! Have removed myself -- too old as
>> Nagarjuna puts it -- is quite right! The Younger Ones should now
>> inherit the earth, amen! No problems with Gora or Raj either! By the
>> way, I AM quite visble to MIT, am on their Expert Commitee for
>> Industrial Applications for the last 18 years! Suggest that focus on
>> the next 2-3 days to generate a consensus position first and do our
>> home work before we clinch the representation issue, the hurry is on
>> submitting letters or a common position to MIT. That should be our
>> current focus.
> Rather than I (who don't hold a formal position in ILUGD any more), I'd
> recommend Andrew, Gora and Kishore to represent FOSSCOMM in case the old
> guard is not available for whatever reason.  All three are clued
> regarding the issues with FOSS and open standards, articulate, committed
> to the principles of freedom and openness and, most important, have the
> ability to put their points across with tact and diplomacy, two words
> that don't exist in my dictionary :)
> Gora, Kishore, Andrew: please indicate if you're willing to pick up the
> ball and run with it.

If you are not interesting,  As I suggested before Gora is my next

> Regards,
> -- Raj
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