OpenMoko is the only 100% F/OSS-based Linux smartphone project

Tilman Baumann tilman at
Tue Jul 8 18:34:42 CEST 2008

Russell Sears wrote:
> Paul Wouters wrote:

>> This is exactly what Motorola does. It is the "60 seconds" of working
>> phone with "openezx".
> GPLv3 doesn't say anything about how the protection is implemented, 
> though it does say "continued functioning," so I think they've covered 
> this loophole.  :)  Once motorola (or whoever) ships the phone with a 
> GPLv3 kernel on it, they have to obey this clause.

Yes, but there will never be a GPLv3 linux kernel. :)

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