France And Germany Get Free/Libre Open Source Software

“Industry in France and Germany should embrace open source, the governments of both countries say in the closing statement of the German-French digital conference in Berlin on 13 December. Open source is a key driver for digital innovation, the countries say.”
See France, Germany promote open source in industry
You know FLOSS has made it when heads of state promote it. They may be leaders of their countries but they tend to follow trends that are already welling up in society. FLOSS is one of those. Billions around the world use Android/Linux on smartphones. Millions use LibreOffice and/or GNU/Linux. The Internet rides on GNU/Linux. It’s all good. Why should not national businesses do the same?

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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One Response to France And Germany Get Free/Libre Open Source Software

  1. ram says:

    At least France and Germany still have some industry.

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