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GPL v3

GPL v3

Posted Aug 12, 2012 0:48 UTC (Sun) by iabervon (subscriber, #722)
In reply to: GPL v3 by jospoortvliet
Parent article: GENIVI: moving an industry to open source

Letting you use the steering wheel and gas pedal is clearly a much larger way in which car makers give you the possibility to screw up. They also give you the possibility to neglect safety-critical maintenance. Anyway, when 4 people are actually killed in a car, the make of the vehicle doesn't necessarily show up in the story, let alone the headline; it's unfortunately far too common an occurrence. People collecting safety statistics are much more likely to take after-market modifications into account; and this sort of aggregate statistic is unlikely to really be affected by anything an IVI system could do, anyway.


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