Open Source report, sponsored by infoDev / World Bank

Paul J. Dravis paul at
Tue Jan 13 04:56:05 PST 2004

The report noted below may be of interest.
Feel free to share it with others. Your feedback and questions are welcome.

The report "Open Source Software: Perspectives for Development" was
released at the infoDev Symposium, held in conjunction with the World
Summit on an Information Society in Geneva (Dec.). This effort was
commissioned by infoDev /World Bank.

The report intends to assist decision makers, globally, in better
understanding Open Source software when assessing this technology
option. Presented are initiatives by governments around the world, a
selection of private sector uses of Open Source, support by commercial
technology providers, a set of case studies in developing countries,
along with a brief status of the legal landscape.

The report is located at
Paul J. Dravis
The Dravis Group
San Francisco, CA
415-665-8745 direct
415-665-8749 fax

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