[sdiy] is raspberry pi the future?

Neil Johnson neil.johnson97 at ntlworld.com
Fri Mar 15 15:59:49 CET 2013


Tom,

>> I have learned since yesterday....the rasp pi is not truly open source..i guess some elements are closed.
>
> Where did you see this, Dan? And which bits are closed source?
>
> That seems to totally undermine the whole point of it, in my view.

The firmware for the GPU is closed-source.  Everything on the ARM is
open-source.  If you feel that "...undermine the whole point of it..."
then I'm sure you'll find all you want to know on the Raspberry Pi
forums.

Neil
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