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[FYI] European working group on libre software


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European working group on libre software

The working group on libre software was created at the initiative of 
the Information Society Directorate General, with the purpose to 
analyze the free software phenomenon, create a set of recommendations 
for the Community and create a paper to be presented to the 
Commission. The group featured both people from the Commission and 
representative members from the EU countries. After several meeting, 
the group finalized a paper, edited by Carlo Daffara and Jesús M. 
González-Barahona and presented at the IST'99 conference in Helsinki, 
during the special session track on libre software. The 1.0 version 
(work-in-progress) of the paper is available for download at the 
following location in PDF format: paper.pdf, LaTeX format paper-
1.0.tex, (bibliography file:paper.bib) and in html: paper A mailing 
list has been prepared for the further discussion of the issue 
connected with open source, subscription is available by writing at 
the address freesw-request@conecta.it with the subject "subscribe".  


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