Re: If you really want Free firmware...
On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 02:26:46AM +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 08:43:37AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > Manufacturing an ASIC involves NRE (non-recurring engineering) costs
> > of hundreds of thousands to millions per revision. A manufacturing
> > company is going to need to see a pretty good market before they
> > invest that in an open design.
> Manufacturing an operating system involves NRE costs of hundreds of
> thousands to millions per revision.
> Oh, wait. Actually, that's just *one* way of doing it. And yet you're
> quoting Redmond propaganda as if it were the only truth.
Redmond propaganda about ASIC manufacturing? eh?
You haven't got the faintest idea what you're talking about, have you?
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>