Open Source and 3rd world countries
on at cs.ait.ac.th
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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