[kwlug-disc] I hereby OSS my business idea

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Tue Oct 5 22:22:31 EDT 2010


  On 10-10-05 08:25 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 8:15 PM, Insurance Squared Inc. 
> <gcooke at insurancesquared.com <mailto:gcooke at insurancesquared.com>> wrote:
>
>     I mentioned before on the list that I'd like to see a linux
>     version of the ipad/slate/sony tablet/whatever.  I think one of
>     you folks should find a hardware manufacturer to build one that's
>     full of open components, [...]
>
>
> Already happened, or on its way. 
[...]
> The hardware is on its way, from Samsung (Galaxy Tab), Dell (Streak), 
> and others.

But is any of that open hardware, ie. with specs and circuit diagrams 
and not encumbered by patents?

--Bob.



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