Freescale Linux BSP review

Konstantinos Margaritis markos at
Wed Dec 22 10:49:06 PST 2010

On 22 December 2010 20:39, Piotr Gluszenia Slawinski
<curious at> wrote:
>> So to say that the corporate world might need to consider Open Source to
>> be competitive and survive, but the reverse is not true i.e. Open Source
>> doesn't _require_ the corporate world to survive.
> i agree with it fully, and to support this claim i want to remind the
> simple rule of capital accumulation. Open Source community
> _already_ accumulated enough _capital_ in form of algorithms,
> implementations, social relations, experience, documentation and
> augmentation with education system .

I'm sorry you've got it all wrong. Survive? Yes, certainly. Actually
thrive and make a difference in the world without the corporate world?
Definitely not. If you only care about the former that's fine, but
have no illusion that we would even be having this discussion here
were it not for the corporate world caring about Linux on ARM.


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