[fosscomm] FOSSCOMM position on open standards : Final letter toDIT, position paper and list of endorsees

Raj Mathur raju at linux-delhi.org
Mon Jul 13 18:55:18 PDT 2009

On Monday 13 Jul 2009, Pranesh Prakash wrote:
> Dear all,
> Deepa Kurup, a journalist with the Hindu, pointed out that the
> covering letter and the draft position note seem to be at
> cross-purposes.  The
> covering letter states:
> > We therefore request you to ensure that Version 2 of the Draft
> > Policy is approved at the earliest without any dilution on the
> > above account. Our position on this issue is being provided in some
> > detail along with this letter.
> The position note however seems to indicate that the option of RAND
> (if no royalty free standards is found) is so unpalatable that we
> don't wish the Draft Policy to be approved.
> This contradiction needs to be resolved.

Have made appropriate (minor) changes (with Record Changes on) and 
uploaded the file to:


Please send in comments by 10am.


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