Getting a Ph.D. doesn’t make you less of an asshole.
I can’t barely write because of the LULZ ensued by the article.
Phew, well, last month released an OpenSource Hardware license, because they felt we needed it. And it gets better since we now have the Open Hardware Initiative. I don’t even dare to go and wonder about the funding
Here is a priceless part of the CERN Courier
“The CERN OHL thus specifically states that manufacturers of such products should not imply any kind of endorsement or responsibility on the part of the designer(s) when producing and/or selling hardware based on the design documents.”
Way to go to make the thing get into the production line. And YES it has the same spirit as the GPL. From article:
“The CERN OHL is an exciting achievement, with the potential of being the lead licence for new hardware projects, like the GNU GPL has been for free software,” said Alessandro Rubini, Free Software developer and co-author of “Linux Device Drivers”.
OK CERN, one thing is to make science open and another totally different is to go freetard on the hardware. I can understand they need specific hardware for the thing they do and like to have more people involved in order to improve it. But I don’t like to have free/open hardware on any of my machines.
Anyone remember the OGD1 it was $750 + shipping Something I won’t consider since I can get a whole computer (with drivers!!!) for less than that.