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

justin joseph justinjoseph007 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 01:46:27 PDT 2009


On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 2:06 PM, Parminder<parminder at itforchange.net> wrote:
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> justin joseph wrote:
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> http://fosscomm.in/LetterForEducationPolicy
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> -- Raj
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> added this to http://fosscomm.in/Letter-to#preview
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> I have made some changes to the draft proposed by Sashi. Pl give comments.
> We have only 2 days before the deadline for the comments. parminder
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> changed "open source software" to "free and open source software" (revision
> 3)
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> The place where you changed is a quote from the draft policy and therefore
> cannot be changed. I have reverted to the original here, and proposed
> alternative text for the policy drafters which speaks of 'free and open
> source software' instead of 'freeware and open source software' as per your
> suggested changes. parminder


"5.3.2 Free ware, free and open source software applications will be preferred"

The above is copy pasted from the document downloaded from
http://education.nic.in/secedu/ict.pdf

IMO my changes were right.  Please revert your changes.

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