Dell is not distributing sources for Dell Streak Linux kernel
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Fri Sep 10 20:31:01 CEST 2010
* Chris DiBona:
> We've released more code than any company that has ever existed.
> That people have adopted it (most of which have no problemo with
> compliance) has made linux available to the masses in a way that has
> never occurred ever in the history of the kernel and put open source
> into the lives of more people than we ever dreamed possible.
Have you got an overview of Android-based device makers that actually
publish relevant source code and do not shield curious users from the
This is not meant as a snark, I'm genuinely interested in such
devices. It's just that I haven't bought a single device which
contained GPLed code where the vendor was compliant(*). It's true
that most vendors have no inherent problems with compliance, it's just
that it's a rather low priority.
(*) Admittedly, an MSI Wind 2723 could have been an exception, I
didn't look too closely at the installed software.
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