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."
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.