Talking in Code: Open source software offers Armenian options in cyberspace
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| Being open to all and for free ? these two properties make open source
| computer software popular in the West.
| These systems are highly useful in Armenia because, unlike Microsoft
| programs which rely on closed software, open source enables users to
| make changes, for example by converting them into the Armenian
| However, open source volunteers soon created alternative training courses
| for schools, teaching the Linux operating program in place of Windows.
| Later, the government and Bulgaria's president made the spread of open
| sources a state policy.
Microsoft has been offering more software translations because of the growth
Linux. In many cases this has not worked and Linux was not mentioned merely
as a bargaining card.
How come we rarely hear about read Open Source state policies? It is