Posted Aug 17, 2012 12:16 UTC (Fri) by man_ls
In reply to: GPL v3
Parent article: GENIVI: moving an industry to open source
Yes, sparks do happen and I've seen them even recently (due to a voltaic arc between socket and plug pin, I believe). But as you say they are contained in the socket. With the old flat design sparks could come dangerously close to fabrics or even your own hand.
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