[sf-lug] BBC documentary on Free and Open Source Software

John Reilly jr at inconspicuous.org
Tue May 9 10:05:32 PDT 2006

Also it says the following on http://www.apdip.net/news/fossdoc

"Following its ten transmissions on BBC World the documentary will be 
available copyright-free for broadcast throughout the world."

I presume that means that they'll make it available on the web site..

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sameer Verma" <sverma at sfsu.edu>
To: "vincent polite" <vpolitewebsiteguy at yahoo.com>
Cc: <sf-lug at linuxmafia.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 7:01 AM
Subject: Re: [sf-lug] BBC documentary on Free and Open Source Software

> vincent polite wrote:
>>now if we only got bbc world...anybody going to record
> See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_World
> It looks like Manhattan has Cablevision carrying BBC World. If you know
> someone there...
> --
> Sameer
>>--- Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
>>> From the APDIP site:
>>>A two-part documentary, /Code Breakers/ will be
>>>aired on BBC World TV
>>>starting on 10 May 2006. Code Breakers investigates
>>>how poor countries
>>>are using FOSS applications for development, and
>>>includes stories and
>>>interviews from around the world.
>>>The famous digital divide is getting wider. A
>>>two-part documentary, "The
>>>Code Breakers," to be aired on BBC World starting 10
>>>May 2006 examines
>>>whether free/open source software (FOSS) might be
>>>the bridge?
>>>More at: http://www.apdip.net/news/fossdoc
>>>Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
>>>Asst. Professor of Information Systems
>>>San Francisco State University
>>>San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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>>>sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
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