How much does the source code cost?
Posted Mar 2, 2010 13:42 UTC (Tue) by vonbrand
In reply to: How much does the source code cost?
Parent article: Linux-2.6.33-libre released
Because they don't "get" open source?
Because the firmware isn't theirs to share in source form?
Because badly written firmware could damage the device, and thus be costly in terms of support?
Because the "source" is a hodgepodge of high-level(ish) source, assembler, plus some binary-only "last minute fixes" they are just ashamed to publish?
Because the tools required to build the firmware can't be freed (for any of the reasons above)?
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