CHENNAI: Panacea Dreamweavers Software Pvt Ltd has released its Windows-based open source Tamil language tools into the public domain. Its open source tools, application and source code which are the product's DNA are available to end-users, who are free to alter it to their requirement, said Mr R. Duraipandi, Director (Technology).
The Chennai-based company offers 12 software packages and open source tools for work on Indian language computing, Mr Duraipandi said at a function here on Tuesday.
According to Prof M. Anandakrishnan, former vice-chancellor of Anna University, open source software would accelerate participatory and democratic means of development. It would help avert monopoly, he said.