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Open Source Makes New Inroads in Asia and Sardinia

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| Meanwhile, technology officials or representatives of open source software
| centers from China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines,
| Singapore and Thailand have signed an agreement to promote open source
| software in their respective countries. Initiatives will include "human
| resource development, conferences, seminars, workshops and regular meetings."
| Members of the alliance will also develop a web site and a database for
| knowledge exchange across all the countries.
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http://ostatic.com/175947-blog/open-...a-and-sardinia

Alliance vows to promote wider use of open source tech in Asia

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| Nine member-countries of the Asia Open Source Software Center (AOSSC) last
| Tuesday signed a memorandum of cooperation that indicates their mutual
| understanding to promote open source software (OSS) in the region.
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http://www.sunstar.com.ph/static/ceb...h.in.asia.html
http://tinyurl.com/5nv8tt


Recent:

Asia set to 'give back' to open source

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| Asia is in the middle of a mass adoption wave of open source technology, and
| the floodgates of innovation will open following this wave in two to three
| years, according to open source vendors.
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http://www.zdnetasia.com/news/softwa...2046073,00.htm


Open-source applications gaining ground across Asia

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| Reception toward open source technology has been very positive across Asia,
| the top executive of a Philippine-based global software and engineering
| services company said.
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| Consumer perception and preference for open source products such as the
| Apache Web Server, Linux Operating System, PHP, Apache Tomcat, and Eclipse
| IDE, have been on an upswing, said Exist executive chairman Winston Damarillo
| during the recent Philippine Open Source Summit (POSS) in Cebu.
|
| [...]
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| The South Korean government bought 120,000 copies of Hancom Linux Deluxe as
| early as 2002 in an effort to switch approximately 23% of its Microsoft-based
| desktops to open source.
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http://www.thestandard.com/news/2008...nd-across-asia
http://tinyurl.com/6ajglq
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