Wow! That's an amazing win! More power to you. Thank you.
Best, Gautam ________ http://www.akshara.org.in/ On 15 November 2013 18:10, Anivar Aravind <anivar.arav...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all , > > Some happy news for all of us . > > > The School curriculum steering commitee of Kerala Govt's SCERT(State > Council Educational Research and Training) decided 3 majors points in our > interest yesterday > > 1. SCERT is improving Book printing infrastructure by shifting from Adobe 's > softwares to FOSS based XeTeX and free licesned fonts. > > 2. They will shift from ASCII to Unicode . This will also help in universal > access for differentially abled via technologies like Text to Speech even in > Malayalam Language . > > 3. The books will be licensed under CC-BY-SA . > > Official Order is still pending. But I am posting this since it is already > in media reports. > > Read a repotrt in TOI > http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/education/news/Now-free-software-to-set-school-textbooks-in-Kerala/articleshow/25781341.cms > > The Change will be applicable to all newly publishing books from now > Starting from Malayalam Text books in 5, 7, and 11th standards > > Myself, Hrishikesh K.B and a team from Swathanthra Malayalam Computing > (http://smc.org) are working closely with SCERT from last to help them in > initiating this change process. > > Thanks to Dr. P.K Thilak, Research Officer SCERT , Director SCERT, and > Biju Prabhakar IAS (Director of Public Instruction, Govt of Kerala ) for > initiating this Change. > > ~ regards > Anivar Aravind > Secretary > Swathanthra Malaalam Computing > http://smc.org.in > Ph. 09448063780 > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l