Open Source and 3rd world countries

Olivier Nicole on at
Fri Mar 10 02:12:08 UTC 2006

> Sorry Nicole, but here in Brazil our government does not use pirated
> software, and yes, they're changing to Open Source.

That only means Brazil is not much a 3rd world country anymore...

> guess this may be coming to an end, or not expanding, since the new
> "cheap" computer for the poor people comes with Free Software.

Yeah, sure, government did the same here in Thailand, cheap PC at $250
with Linux, and every body did installed Windows on it as soon as they
get home :) Because Free Software was simply not working and that was
not what they used at school, in the internet cafe and such, there
were not the latest and coolest games...


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