free software is software you can use, share, modify and redistribute. https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/ra ... ty-camera/
Can the rp high quality camera run on free software? If so, which packages in the repository are
required? Thank you.
Sources for raspistill, raspivid, ...:
Every time we release a new product, the same people ask the same questions hoping for a different answer. I guess it might happen one day.XFer012 wrote: ↑Sat May 02, 2020 9:11 pmI understand fjr's stance about an open source software stack.
But it's not PI's fault if Broadcom imposed some NDAs on the VideoCore stuff; after all, the price had to be low to fullfill PI Foundation's main goal. I suppose this comes with the NDA restrictions.
They still opened up the pipeline a bit, over the years, dancing on the edge of the NDA if I read it correctly.
Is that known as "concern trolling"? It's definitely a form of trolling. Does it stem those crazies who don't like systems with a hardware blob as they're not "open"?
I guess if it were of any concern to us or the majority of users, then yes?DougieLawson wrote: ↑Sun May 03, 2020 7:30 amIs that known as "concern trolling"? It's definitely a form of trolling. Does it stem those crazies who don't like systems with a hardware blob as they're not "open"?