@nm of course, that's because nobody cares about mainline. ;)
@bradfa if price is an issue you can crowdshare fund...it's for the children.
“what’s the difference between a vendor that only promotes the ideas that are in its own interest and a foundation that does the same thing. Or worse, a foundation that will only represent projects that it’s paid to represent.”
@bradfa it's the new sanity, my friend. Please note my recent frustration with a custom board that wasn't designed with switch/jumper based boot pins. Depop for life!
@bradfa just depop it and you're set.
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Ahh, Infidel, I remember our countless hours together well: https://github.com/historicalsource/infidel/blob/master/main.zil#L353
@twoerner no, just a poorly designed board. Could have been any SoC in the hands of this person.
@georgem indeed it is. I also like the new england style IPAs.
Here's something frustrating in hardware design: vendor designs custom board such that there's no recovery mechanism without doing hardware rework. In this case, instead of providing a dip switch or jumpers, they force the developer to desolder/solder an 0402 resistor switch from QSPI<->UART bootloader mode. Just no thought to designing for development at all.
@bradfa for ARM this is the "Ultimate". RISC-V will change everything.
@twoerner s/boy/boy's parents/
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@bradfa certainly companies care. That's why we normally see a licensing policy that prevents use of GPLv3 in products. Or choosing MIT when you business model is to provide a OSS teaser product and also a feature-full Enterprise proprietary version. It's about business model, risk, and $$$. In this form, companies do promote licenses by how they choose to license their offering (they mention it in marketing)
Incidentally, SFC does numerous talks promoting free software licenses at conferences.
Disenchanted old person with no talent.
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