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

Marcel Ruff mr at
Sun Oct 24 10:15:00 UTC 2004

Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> 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.

Thanks, i already thought i'm the only one in this situation
on the entire planet :-)



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