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Linux-Watch: Free Software Foundation Courts Hardware Vendors

Mar 05, 2007, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is expanding beyond its software boundaries, and reaching out to hardware vendors to encourage them to 'work with the free software community' to establish a 'mutually beneficial relationship.' It's all spelled out in a just-published whitepaper.

"On March 1, the FSF released 'The road to hardware free from restrictions,' written by Justin Baugh and Ward Vandewege, senior systems administrators for the FSF. In it, they detail ways for major hardware manufacturers to work with free software for the benefit of both..."

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