The secret battlefield: Embedded systems and Linux

by Don Rosenberg

In the second half of our two-part excerpt from Don Rosenberg's new book, "Open Source: The Unauthorized White Papers", we review licensing and standards issues, and look at some actual devices using embedded Linux.

"There is a potential conflict between the GPL, which asserts the recipient's right to modify received code, and legal constraints.... FDA-approved medical devices, for This article was originally published on Saturday Sep 2nd 2000
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