gta02-core (was Re: OM future)

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Sat Feb 27 11:00:18 CET 2010

Am Samstag, den 27.02.2010, 10:46 +0100 schrieb rixed at
> You can't just separate software from hardware. The fact is you can't have
> open software without hardware specs, so open soft and open hard comes close
> together. Go try to rebuild a kernel on a nokia "open" phone for instance,
> and see what part of the phone hardware still works.
> So what should we do ?
> a) crack open closed phones by reverse engeneering ?
> b) wait for a manufacturer to compromise its pot of gold by producing an open phone ?
> c) put our head in a bag and pretend an iphone or an android is open enough ?
> d) aim at building one collectively despite all the unbelievers trying to discourage
>    the effort ?

a), b) and d) can be parallized; it's different tasks anyways. FSO will
be ready for any whatever comes out of a), b), and d) :)



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