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Re: no F2F3 in 2009 -- Re: Agenda, eGov IG Call, 11 Nov 2009

From: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:03:55 +0100
Message-ID: <7b9ad66d0911120703g2e7b953ao50259fbd0139249d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "prof. dr. Tom M. van Engers" <vanengers@uva.nl>
Cc: david osimo <david.osimo@gmail.com>, Jose Manuel Alonso <josema.alonso@fundacionctic.org>, eGovIG IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 15:57, prof. dr. Tom M. van Engers
<vanengers@uva.nl> wrote:
> Open <> Free
>

You are correct about the fact. But it needs to be both open and free
to enable small scale services development. Since computing resources
and programming knowledge can be considered available at zero cost to
many, other costs (such as those for access to data or access to
specifications) will prohibit innovation.

Regards,

Peter
Received on Thursday, 12 November 2009 15:04:34 GMT

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