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European working group on libre software

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 with the subject "subscribe".


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