[Linux-aus] Re: [Osia-discuss] Help with a political approach to Open Source please :)

Matthew Hannigan mlh at zip.com.au
Thu Oct 6 07:27:01 UTC 2005

On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 08:38:10AM +1000, Pia Waugh wrote:
> And it is that kind of positivity that will help us drive real change ;P
> Lets think about this. I've not said that I'm going to appeal to the innate
> goodness or kindness of people, I'm more of a realist than that. We are
> [ .. ]


I hate to be a pessimist, but do you know of analysis of the
Brazilian ICT recovery?  Do we know that it was largely due to
the adoption of FOSS, and not, say, increased outsourcing of
services from 1st world countries by the likes of IBM?

(not that ibm services and foss are totally unrelated of course)


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