[kwlug-disc] I hereby OSS my business idea
cbruner at quadro.net
Fri Oct 8 06:52:53 EDT 2010
On 10/5/2010 8:25 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, create an online marketplace like apple
> has (to sell apps, or just make them available for a small
> download fee) then go on the dragon's den to get some cash to
> build it all.
> I'd do it, but I'm too busy. You should do it because I want an
> OSS tablet computer. that's a good reason right?
> Already happened, or on its way.
I'm looking to meego which is an open hardware/software system that is a
combination of intel, nokia(trollteck qt's software) and linux. What I
think makes the difference is that it's hosted by the Linux Foundation.
Which to me means that the openness is part of the foundation, not an
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