[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

[Freedombox-discuss] Confused about this project

On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 9:46 PM, Tracy Reed <treed at ultraviolet.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 03:40:24PM -0600, Anthony Papillion spake thusly:
> > Are we seriously going to ask people who might not be techies to flash
> their
> > mobile phones and routers?  Isn't the goal of the project to make this as
> > accessible as possible?

People can discuss anything they like on this list, no one is going to tell
people to go away just because the stray a bit off topic.

> I'm hoping that they will just install an app on their Android or iPhone.
> People have proven they know how to do that.

I think that may be a worthwhile project, but I don't think it is a

> > Is hardware still totally up in the air?
> Apparently.

We're almost certainly talking about a software stack on top of Linux, which
Eben hopes some enterprising businessmen will then pre-install on plug
computers and sell in shops for $29. :-)

Odds are whatever the FreedomBox software stack ends up being, it will
probably run on all sorts of other hardware too. Some platforms will be
better than others, obviously.

Bjarni R. Einarsson
The Beanstalks Project ehf.

Making personal web-pages fly: http://pagekite.net/
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/freedombox-discuss/attachments/20110304/ac072bdd/attachment.htm>

Reply to: