Kerala logs Microsoft out

by on August 27, 2006 · 1 comment· LAST UPDATED August 27, 2006

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Kerala is a state on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India. Kerala government decided to use Linux instead of M$ platform. Children in 12,500 high schools in the state, India’s most literate, will not be taught Windows. Instead, instructors are lining up Linux for them. This is because Kerala has chalked out a plan for migrating its high school students to free software platforms in three years.

FTA, "Free software guru Richard Stallman’s visit last week had nudged the schools to discard the proprietary software altogether... Stallman has inspired Kerala’s transition to free software on the lines of an exciting model of a Spanish province, which did the same..." the minister said.

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1 angel August 30, 2006 at 12:59 am

It would be nice if they also create a IE-free campaign.

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