[ILUG-BOM] FOSS Landscape and History in India

Rushabh Mehta rmehta at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 12:16:50 IST 2014


> 
> The IT at School project by the Kerala govt was active much before 2001 and
> while initially suggesting proprietary software later moved to Free
> Software with KSTA's direct intervention
> 

Thanks again for the links…So are there 2 groups in Kerala or is it all under one banner?

Here is another important link:

http://kstakerala.in/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2014/06/G.O.109.pdf

The trigger apparently was M$ stopping support for WinXP - and State of Kerala did not want to pay upgrade fees.. Which totally makes sense.



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