Tagged: Free and Open Source

Indians should oppose the changes to IP laws : RMS 0

Indians should oppose the changes to IP laws : RMS

Indians should oppose the changes to IP laws : RMS RMS was addressing the gathering of 4th International GPLv3 conference at Bangalore. He was in his regual mood with the software freedoms (a) the freedom to use the software, (b) the freedom to copy and share the software, (c) the freedom to modify...

Free and Open Source Software at Allahabad High Court 0

Free and Open Source Software at Allahabad High Court

I got a mail on BLUG list from Moinak Ghosh about Hon’ble Mr. Justice Yatindra Singh, Hon’ble Chairman, Computerization Committee, Allahabad High Court. And his talk at SUN Technology Conference. And the mail spoke about the knowledge of this extrodinary gentleman about FOSS and its implementation at Allahabad High Court. The mail also...

Dollar one Encyclopedia 0

Dollar one Encyclopedia

Think of wikipedia content available on CD for offline viewing. You will be able to view wikipedia on the road(laptop). You can gift them to schools which doesn’t have internet connection.Wikipedia certainly can replace Encarta/Britannica for students who can not pay hefty amount.We can distribute the CD version for almost $1 (in India)....

Update: VTU-FLOSS Campaign 0

Update: VTU-FLOSS Campaign

As you know VTU FLOSS Petition was handed over to VTU registrar since we couldn’t meet the VC . Many of my friends blogged about this. The message in the blogs has reached VTU. Yesterday I got a call from VTU registrar inquiring me about this post. He was not very happy about...

Indian Railways Ticketing – IS for common man 1

Indian Railways Ticketing – IS for common man

This was supposed to be my first longest travel on Indian Railways. It just took twenty minutes for me to book tickets from Bangalore to Goa online. I was waiting listed with WL120. My friends assured me I will get confirmed as there is one more week for the travel. What surprised me...

VTU – FLOSS Campaign status 0

VTU – FLOSS Campaign status

Our visit to VTU-Belagum was very disappointing. The VC didn’t keep his word….adding to our grieve VC was in Bangalore. And got to know that he will be in Bangalore two out of seven days. ——————copy of the appointment which I got————————– Dear Thejesh G.N. I am pleased to inform you that our...