[fosscomm] MHRD draft policy on ICTs in school education says 'Free and Open Source software should be preferred'

narendra sisodiya narendra.sisodiya at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 01:59:03 PDT 2009

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 9:03 AM, Parminder <parminder at itforchange.net>wrote:

> Guru गुरु wrote:
> While the earlier policy draft did not have even a single mention of FOSS,
> the current draft states in para 5.3.2 "Free ware, free and open source
> software applications will be preferred".
> I am worried about the term "Freeware" - it is used mainly for software
which are given free of cost for a trial period !! somewhere I have read
that MS is giving such applications (ofcource Office suite & not Windows XP)
to schools !! it can be a loophole !!
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