[linux-elitists] hacked your tivo yet?

john spurling synec@nakedlunch.org
Thu Aug 1 12:44:47 PDT 2002

On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 03:21:49PM -0400, Ron Guerin wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-08-01 at 14:28, M. Drew Streib wrote:
> > TiVo is hackable because of its free software foundation. Seeing 
> > proprietary apps on top of it just hurts.
> You mean like Mac OS X? ;)

isn't the kernel bsd? if so, what does the fsf have to do with any of
that? am i missing something? i've heard that their kernel source is
publicly available from mac os x using friends, just the gui and stuff
are still proprietary. can other elitists support or refute this?


"what security level comes after 'totally apeshit?' we're just gonna
start bombing any country we want with fucking nuclear weapons in
order to *decrease* terror in the world?"

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