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Re: [tlug] NEWS: Linux in Asia

At 11:40 02/01/24 +0900, Frank Bennett wrote:
>On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 11:27:08AM +0900, Tony Laszlo wrote:
> >
> > 
> >    "A new survey of 850 companies by Gartner Asia-Pacific revealed that 15
> >    percent of companies in the region--excluding Japan--used Linux in the
> >    fourth quarter.
> > 
> >    In  the  same quarter of 2000, the adoption rate was between 5 percent
> >    and  7  percent"

I installed the first Linux in the office last year.  :-)

>That's an interesting figure.  Our faculty is starting a project aimed at
>helping several developing countries in Asia improve their electronic
>infrastructure for dissemination the law.  Between Christmas and New Year last
>year (we're dedicated, what can I say), three of us made our initial visit, to
>government offices in Vietnam.  It struck me that there is real interest in
>improving dissemination, and that shifting away from a proprietary software
>base would give their efforts a big boost.  It looks like others may see
>things in the same way.

Governmental Support of Linux:

France, Germany and EU 


UK (draft report)

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