From an Infoworld article.

If Indian developers get more involved in open-source projects, they could do wonders for the country and the open-source community at large, according to Advani, of IndLinux.org. For now, however, the Indian developer is concerned with earning his “bread and butter,” he said.

“They can only start thinking of making free contributions to the open-source community and society at large after they ensure that their basic material requirements are met,” Advani said.

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