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Subject: Re: Another possible candidate for expansion of Rockbox?
From: Neon John (johngd_at_bellsouth.net)
Date: 2004-03-09


[pardon my one-time excursion off-charter]

On one hand we have Fred, someone who apparently gets his jollys ball-bustin'
on a wide variety of off-topic and off-charter subjects. On the other hand we
have that article plus all the companies who have had great success with
embedded Linux.... Who would you believe?

John, who did his first embedded system project in 1977 but who won't argue
embedded religion on this forum.

On Tue, 9 Mar 2004 10:22:05 -0500, "eD\\/ARd0 F/\\KEn^M3"
<cojonesdetoro_at_badeddie.com> wrote:

>> eD\/ARd0 F/\KEn^M3 wrote:
>>
>> > I believe it's ALWAYS better to have an open OS.
>>
>> After 20+ years in the embedded systems arena, I'll have to disagree.
>> The finest real-time OSs available are proprietary, closed source
>> products.
>
>My experience with embedded systems is almost zero so I don't have the nerve
>to disagree with you but I would be curious to know your thoughts on ITRON
>
>http://www.linuxinsider.com/perl/story/31855.html
>
>It's probably the most widely used OS in the world and it's open source.
>BTW, this article does support your argument about Linux versions a 'REAL'
>RTOS.
>
>
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Cleveland, Occupied TN
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