And after all one may remember, that the fruits they pick, are grown by all that nerds/geeks/freak (meant only positively...Ikeithdalby wrote: ↑Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:21 amI have no use for the source code (nor all this fuss about it), so I'll just wait for the next normal firmware update and update as normal. I don't see the point of updating the firmware when there is no functional difference between the last firmware version and this new open source one.
consider myself being a "nerd") which /are/ interested in the source code and spend hours and hours of there spare time to make those
fruits even more tasty, healthy and bug free for those who are interested in these fruits.
Android Smartphones ==> Linux
Rockbox driven MP3-Players
Fritz!Box-Os ==> Linux
"Smart devices", which also run Linux under their hood.
This forum software is OpenSource (I think...)
Dozens of other devices, which run some kind of Linux variant under their hood.
The GIMP, Blender, PHP. Perl, Lua, Mecrisp-Stellaris FORTH, gcc, gdb, ....
And now the Free42 part of the DM42 is OpenSource.
I am sure, Thomas has spent really a LOT of time being interested in the source code
A BIG "Thank you" to Thomas, Michael, David and all other unnamed persons, who build
what others use.
Only my two cent. Your mileage may vary...