[maemo-developers] Fwd: Compiling latest kernel (from kernel.org, linux-omap git version) in n800

From: Frantisek Dufka dufkaf at seznam.cz
Date: Thu Apr 26 17:31:41 EEST 2007
Andreas Orfanos wrote:
> It is against Open Source Software ethics to keep kernel modules
> proprietary.


> Definitely there is a GPL violation here.


> Nokia's tables
> exist today because people kept those GPL moral obligations.  

True but the opposite may be also true i.e. there would be no Nokia
tablet if they could not use proprietary parts.

Let's hope things will improve in future and we will have more
completely open devices from other manufacturers. Or even from Nokia :-)


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