[Arm-netbook] evaluating rk3188

Dr. David Alan Gilbert dave at treblig.org
Tue Jul 16 16:40:26 BST 2013

* luke.leighton (luke.leighton at gmail.com) wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 3:41 PM, Tom Cubie <mr.hipboi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I heard rockchips is planning open source some time in the future.
> > Someone told me they are working on u-boot. But when i visited them,
> > they said no interest in open source.
>  bizarre.  and of slight concern, given that their business is
> critically dependent on free software...

Well it's dependent on other peoples software being free; but they
obviously don't see much to gain; after all they're already selling zillions
of these chips in their current state of non-openness.

Other than a few orgs like yours that's too small to interest them
they have no incentive.

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