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December 28, 2006

First phase of Korea’s open-source city is high success

Filed under: Open Source — tuxicity @ 1:24 pm

Following the trend of open source adaptation in major cities worldwide, one of the major Korean cities, Gwangju Metropolitan City, successfully jumped onto the open source transition, receiving spotlight from related industry.

The Korean government after installing open source systems into fields of education administration network and street number designation project among other agencies now designated Kwangju City as OSS (open-source software) city to promote regional software development. The city of Kwangju, with population of 1.4 million, five counties and 91 cities is the 5th largest city in Korea. Its major industries include auto manufacturing, IA: Information Appliance, and opto-electronics.

ZDNet Korea |More…


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