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Source Rules Among Embedded Developers

Sep 12, 2007, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Access to source code is the 'primary motivating factor' in Linux adoption among embedded systems developers, suggests Evans Data Corp. The research firm found that two-thirds of developers surveyed deem source access 'very' or 'extremely' important, while only five percent thought it 'not' important.

"Some RTOS (real-time operating system) vendors offer source code access, but typically only under NDA (non-disclosure agreement), and at added licensing cost..."

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