Request review of device tree documentation
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Wed Jun 16 09:48:07 EDT 2010
On 16 Jun 2010, at 12:41, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Mike Rapoport wrote:
>>> Which of course raises the question: How does the Linux community view
>>> such SoC vendors? Are they embraced and eagerly supported, or (either
>>> openly or secretly) viewed as a nuisance? How does the widespread
>>> objection to something that such vendors "would make extensive use of"
>>> mesh with that view?
>> I cannot tell for the entire Linux community, but from what I know, such
>> vendors are not much welcomed in the community.
> As far as I can tell, many such vendors don't have much interest in
> contributing to the Linux community either. They use Linux code, glue
> in their black-box binary modules and/or HALs, and engage poorly with
> the community. It is not just end-product makers, but upstream
> component, board and SDK manufacturers too.
That is what we are trying to change .
> -- Jamie
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