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Re: [News] Rise in Demand for FOSS and GNU/Linux in India

* Roy Schestowitz peremptorily fired off this memo:

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> India gung-ho about open source: Novell
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>| The demand for the technology, according to Swenson largely stems from 
>| government organisations and with many large organizations opting for the 
>| easy to deploy software, the training requirement is equally huge. "A single 
>| (open source) project required 500 trainees," she said referring to a project 
>| with the Government of TamilNadu, a southern Indian state.    
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> http://www.ciol.com/EC/Feature/India-gung-ho-about-open-source-Novell/23508106346/0/

   With an estimated growth rate of 35-40 per cent for training in open
   source technologies, Anton Ravindran, group CEO and founder, Genovate
   expects to ready 1500 certified professionals in the next twelve

   Boasting a growth rate of 70 \u2013 80 per cent Y-o-Y, Genovate plans
   to invest around $3-5 million to open two more centers in the next
   two months in addition to eight centers across the country. 

Progress is slow, but visible.

Shakkalakka baby!

Programs today get very fat; the enhancements tend to slow the programs down
because people put in special checks. When they want to add some feature,
they'll just stick in these checks without thinking how they might slow the
thing down.
   -- Bill Gates 

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