Re: the beef
Posted Oct 8, 2006 9:12 UTC (Sun) by nim-nim
In reply to: Re: the beef
Parent article: Busy busy busybox
> As noted elsewhere, there are disadvantages to using ROM.
But are the disadvantages sufficient to refuse using GPLv3 software if it implies ROM?
> And it's usually sufficient to make it difficult to modify, so the user
> clearly has to jump over intended barriers (and thereby demonstrate that
> it's their fault, and not the manufacturers).
This part is easily done without blocking GPLv3 by making the update process interactive and spewing big red warnings if the updating binary is not signed by the manufacturer
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