Linux-Watch: Free Software Foundation Courts Hardware Vendors
Mar 05, 2007, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"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..."