Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Nov 2005 17:54 UTC, submitted by sebFlyte
GNU, GPL, Open Source ZDNet has published the second part (part I) of its special report on the use of open source in governments around the world. This time it's looking at what's driving open source takeup in developing markets, with a particularly close look at projects and the driving forces behind them in China, India and Brazil.
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RE[2]: @ Bitterman
by jack_perry on Mon 14th Nov 2005 21:40 UTC in reply to "RE: @ Bitterman"
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How can a language be civilised or uncivilised?!?!

Personally, I think that the more guttural a language is, the more uncivilized it is. However, that's purely aesthetic, and reflects my preference for Italian.

As for Russian... I don't understand how they can pronounce half those words! It should be illegal to assemble consonants together like this: vststv

I'll admit that it sounds beautiful when Russians pronounce it.

Edited 2005-11-14 21:40

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