Janayugam Moves to Free Software, Malayalam Speech Corpus and More: SMC Monthly Updates October 2019

Janayugom is a Malayalam daily with nearly one lakh subscribers and 14 bureaus across Kerala. Janayugom used to depend upon proprietary sofwares and platforms for printing and publishing processes including outdated Adobe Pagemaker which only supports ASCII encoding. By November 1st, Janayugom announced that they are moved to free software, Unicode and comprehensive orthography fonts for day to day applications. This news was officially announced by Pinarayi Vijayan, the Chief Minister of Kerala.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.smc.org.in/smc-monthly-report-october-2019/