April 6, 2005

UNDP FOSS Government Policy Primer Released

Khairil Yusof writes "United Nation Development Programme's APDIP-IOSN has produced a primer on Free/Open Source Software and Government Policy and a publication copy of the primer is now available for download.

This primer is meant to serve as a resource for nations in the process of formulating their FOSS policies. This particular primer surveys the motivations of other countries in implementing FOSS, summarizes the steps involved in formulating a policy, lists some possible strategies to use in implementing the policy and finally touches on cross-sectoral issues unique to FOSS policies. Its target audience are the policy-makers who set national policies and their advisers."

Link: iosn.net

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