Europe IST funding (1900 million euros) discriminates free software!

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at
Sun Oct 24 09:03:37 UTC 2004

On Sat, Oct 23, 2004 at 01:24:17PM +0200, Marcel Ruff wrote:
> Jonas Oberg wrote:
>>On Sat, 2004-10-23 at 11:30, Marcel Ruff wrote:

>>>  Research institutes get up to 100% sponsoring,
>>>  companies get up to 50%,
>>>  free software gets 0%

>> I don't think this is a fair comparision. Free software can well
>> exist in both research institutes and companies.

> But many free software developers are in no Universities and don't
> have a company with dependent employees.

Or their FS involvement is separate from their (University or
non-University) employee position.

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