Are you working on any free software or open source (FOSS) project? Do
you know anyone who is?
There's a great opportunity for all Indian FOSS contributors to showcase
their work at the national level, and perhaps global too! Plus, the
development team (or individual) can get a minimum cash prize of Rs 25,000!
But, there's more to it than just cash prize. The winners will get
exclusive coverage in LINUX For You magazine, and openITis.com
). Which in turn could mean: (a) more media coverage for
the project and its developers, (b) publicity amongst targeted
customers, and (c) more contributors getting attracted to the project.
Launched with an initial kitty of Rs 5 lakhs, the FOSS India Awards aim
to recognise India's top 20 FOSS projects. The LINUX For You team is
working with FOSII (Forum for Open Source Initiatives in India) on this
The registration for FOSS India Awards is FREE! All one has to do to
register is to visit http://www.openitis.com/awards/
and fill in the
two-minute form. Registration for FOSS India Awards is open till 15th
December '07. The awards will be announced during Open Source India Week
(aka LinuxAsia 2008) during the 2nd week of February '08.
Please do forward this message to anyone whom you believe is working on
a FOSS project, and is a good candidate.
Let's prove to the World that India contributes to FOSS too...
LINUX For You team