[PLUG] open source projects

Shakthi Kannan shakthimaan at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 19 13:36:09 IST 2006


--- YAGNESH N DESAI <ynd at hzw.ltindia.com> wrote:
> story. He said that students are willing to work on
> project based on
> most current commercial platforms (definately not
> open source)
> only as they get good job opportunities after the
> same. 

... which cleary shows the huge _gap_ between academia
and industry in India.

> While my perseption is that as there is lack of
> supply of open source
> proffessional enterprise 

India is one of the biggest consumers of free/open
source software in the Industry.

> Asking a student to work on opensource software is
> not really encouraged
> considering it would not look great on CV in job
> market.

An indication of lack of know-how of what the industry
works on :)

I prepare this exclusively for people who ask such




Shakthi Kannan

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