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Harald Welte laforge at
Tue Sep 4 12:21:32 CEST 2007

On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 04:31:00PM +0100, Giles Jones wrote:
> On 1 Sep 2007, at 16:07, Ian Stirling wrote:
>> Shawn Rutledge wrote:
>>> Is there any technical info available about this chip?
>>> Is there an X driver for it, or one in progress?
>> There is as I understand it at the moment only a dumb driver for it, using 
>> it as a framebuffer.
>> Unfortunately, documents are only available under NDA.
>> This means that only FIC can write the drivers.
> Seems like an odd choice of unit then for an open source phone.

So are you claiming the open source drivers that we are writing are not
open source, merely by the fact that we are writing them?  Using this
argument, the entire openmoko software stack would not be open source,
because we are writing it.

- Harald Welte <laforge at>         
Software for the world's first truly open Free Software mobile phone

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