Request review of device tree documentation

Jamie Bennett jb at
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 [1].

> -- Jamie



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