[Freedombox-discuss] Why plug servers and not smart phones?
juca at members.fsf.org
Wed Jul 17 13:38:33 UTC 2013
Ironically, Qualcomm/Atheros recently released source code for the firmware
of one of it's wireless devices:
On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Jack Wilborn <jkwilborn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Qualcomm is one of the people that will not accept that open source
> doctrine, so yes we have to blame capitalism, which goes back to the
> semiconductor manufacturers who are the one that will not give us the
> inside information on the chips. Have you ever had a machine that all you
> need to do to make it useful is to get the wifi adapter to work and then
> you find our that it's not supported by any version of Linux, so you have
> to go some other route, but you don't have another route?
> Yes that's what I mean...
> On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 5:24 AM, macbroadcast <marc at let.de> wrote:
>> Am 13.07.2013 14:12, schrieb Jack Wilborn:
>>> In other words are there proprietary chips inside that we don't have
>> ........guess we have to blame the semiconductors then....
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