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Re: Licensing mails being sent to vendors
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Licensing mails being sent to vendors
- From: Ben Goren <ben_(_at_)_trumpetpower_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 10:09:50 -0700
On 2004 Oct 28, at 9:45 AM, Theo de Raadt wrote:
> There is no point in contacting a vendor for firmware licenses if their
> hardware is entirely closed, like Broadcom.
Yeah...I still can't get over how a vendor (Apple) can ship an
operating system (Darwin) that's at the core of their flagship product
(OS X) that doesn't support one of their sexy technologies (wireless).
I must still be drinking too much from the naive cup.
> I mean, we're smart enough
> to avoid Broadcom hardware entirely, aren't we?
Not if we want wireless in a 12" PowerBook G4, we're not....
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