Open Source Concepts

  • Open Source Software (OSS),
  • Common FOSS/FLOSS examples (GNU/Linux, Firefox,OpenOffice, Java, Netbeans, MySQL),
  • Common open standards (WWW, HTML, XML, ODF, TCP, IP)
  • Indian Language Computing: character encoding, UNICODE, different types of fonts (open
    type vs true type, static vs dynamic), entering Indian Language Text – phonetic and key map
    based, Inscript.