[Linux-aus] Malaysia to "get ahead of its neighbours" in IT through OSS

Colin Charles byte at aeon.com.my
Mon Sep 1 00:53:02 UTC 2003

On Mon, 2003-09-01 at 02:20, Leon Brooks wrote:

>     http://www.ctimes.com.my/Highlight/20030828085405/wartrevamp
>     With the OSCC [Open Source Competency Centre] operational, she
>     [Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning
>     Unit's information and communications technology (ICT) planning
>     and policy division director Dr Nor Aliah Mohd Zahri] said,
>     Malaysia will be in a position to get ahead of its neighbours
>     because other countries in the region at present do not have a
>     strong OSS movement.


There is really an "oscc" already (not competency centre, but the
current compatibility centre really is with regards to competency as

> <*> Although it is not guaranteed that "The bruit thereof will bring you 
> many friends." (Henry VI, part 3, act 4, scene 7 :-)

That's very true. Don't get your hopes up. Malaysia is run by politics,
race politics is very prevalent as well. So just be warned.
Colin Charles, byte at aeon.com.my

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