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

Marcel Ruff mr at
Mon Oct 25 20:32:22 UTC 2004

Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> At Mon, 25 Oct 2004 18:19:59 +0200,
> Marcel Ruff wrote:
>>This should convince the IST organisation that they can't ignore
>>the independent free/open source power (outside of research institutes
>>and companies) - this is a chance for IST to embrace this energy as well.
>>What astonished me is the fact that fseurope lead doesn't care about it, as
>>we are talking about ALL bundled funding in Europe.
>>If Europes funding opens for free source development indiviuals and groups
>>we would probably need some organisations like to handle
>>the organisational task around it. Such topics will be discussed on
>>session #513.
>>Well, probably i'm wrong, but lets see how it comes out ...
> Do you know about ?
> Jeroen Dekkers
No, i didn't know it, very interesting!

But FLOSS POLS talks about free software, it is not
doing it or funding it,



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