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Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Tue Sep 4 13:29:55 CEST 2007

Giles Jones wrote:
> Harald Welte <laforge at> wrote :

>> 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.

> I misunderstand the announcement over these drivers then. It wasn't
> clear that these would be released as source or if they would be a binary like the GSM and GPS.

Please don't mix real binary-only problems (GPS) versus including
autonomous components that speak well-defined interfaces (GSM).

- Michael Lauer <mickey at>         
Software for the worlds' first truly open Free Software mobile phone

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