[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Dream Scenario (Re: Maemo roadmap, SDK improvements...)

From: Koen Kooi koen at dominion.kabel.utwente.nl
Date: Wed Feb 7 11:46:20 EET 2007
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Daniel Stone schreef:
> On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 10:33:17AM +0100, ext Hanno Zulla wrote:
>> to me, the relationship between Maemo's FOSS parts and Maemo's closed
>> parts are like the relationship between Ubuntu and its closed source
>> driver packages (NVidia, WLAN firmware, etc.). I would be nicest if
>> Maemo was distributed similar to that.
> Not quite: you can run Ubuntu without any non-free components, but you
> can't exactly boot the N800 without a bootloader.  For Maemo as a
> platform, generally the split is similar to Ubuntu (i.e. non-free stuff
> makes use of free stuff, and not in the other direction),

Did I miss the opensourcing of DSME?

> but as you hit
> the lower levels of the stack, it's not so clear-cut.
> Also, the FIASCO generator would presumably have to be opened for this
> to happen.
> Cheers,
> Daniel (who has no position on the matter, or influence, but is just
> drive-by commenting)
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