[LAU] pro gear that runs embedded linux...

Simon Wise simonzwise at gmail.com
Fri Sep 6 07:43:01 UTC 2013

On 06/09/13 02:15, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:

> none of these make a secret out of their OS, but it doesn't seem to be an
> advertising item, either. is it because people are generally disinterested in
> and/or frightened by the fact that their gear has to have some sort of operating
> system inside? i wonder if we'll live to see the day where "linux inside" is a
> hot marketing punchline.

perhaps a big selling point for embedded system gear is that it is just there, 
it is dedicated to a single purpose ... and bringing an OS into the picture 
blurs that distinction, it sounds too much like a general purpose computer 
running an application to the marketing department.


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