[Discuss] $9 OSHW computer announced
andrew.quitmeyer at gmail.com
Fri May 8 23:15:29 UTC 2015
""is totally open source" and then not have the files available is in my
I'm with you ben, though I haven't looked at this yet, I feel like in
general you can't say things are open until you've shared it all. And
really not totally open until they are shared AND documented
On May 8, 2015 4:41 PM, "Ben Gray" <ben at phenoptix.com> wrote:
> Things that say they will be open source don't always become open source.
> To say something "is totally open source" and then not have the files
> available is in my opinion dishonest.
> Best Regards
> Ben Gray - Director
> On 8 May 2015 at 20:58, Drew Fustini <pdp7pdp7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I thought this would be of interest. inexpensive, open source and
>> powerful enough for several use cases. i backed it yesterday, and
>> hope that Next Thing Co. can execute on time and on budget:
>> Next Thing Co. Releases "World's First" $9 Computer
>> "The board is Open Hardware, runs a flavor of Debian Linux, and boasts
>> a 1Ghz R8 ARM processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of eMMC storage. It is
>> more powerful than a Raspberry Pi B+ and equal to the BeagleBone Black
>> in clock speed, RAM, and storage. Differentiating Chip from Beagle is
>> its built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and the ease in which it can be made
>> portable, thanks to circuitry that handles battery operation."
>> For the Kickstarter page:
>> "We built C.H.I.P. to make tiny powerful computers more accessible and
>> easier to use. A huge part of making C.H.I.P. accessible is making
>> sure that it can change to meet the needs of the community. That's why
>> both C.H.I.P. and PocketC.H.I.P. are both TOTALLY OPEN SOURCE. This
>> means all hardware design files schematic, PCB layout and bill of
>> materials are free for you the community to download, modify and use."
>> discuss mailing list
>> discuss at lists.oshwa.org
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> discuss at lists.oshwa.org
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