Web site promoting open hardware?
rakshat at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 17:18:01 CEST 2009
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 8:30 PM, Stefan Monnier <monnier at iro.umontreal.ca>wrote:
> While looking for new hardware, I noticed that all the open hardware
> I know, I discovered it by accident while reading some mailing-list.
> Is there a web site somewhere that kind of centralizes this info to try
> and make it easier for openness-conscious consumers to find
> appropriate hardware? Of course, there are various notions of "open
> hardware", so there might be parts of the site for hardware-hackers, for
> example, but I'm more interested in a web-site for end-users. Also it
> might include hardware that is not itself open source, but where the
> company states a clear commitment to Free Software principles.
> I.e. a site that links to things like Openmoko, Qi, AlwaysInnovating,
> maybe Lemote, OpenPandora, ...
> Any hint?
Someone mentioned something similar on the qi-hardware developer list. I
think its a good idea for a tree of (near) open hardware projects be
developed. Any volunteers? cofundus project?
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