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Old 23 May 2016, 11:50   #112
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Originally Posted by grond View Post
The problem is that this would require an investor and no investor will invest into an open-sourced project for at least two reasons: a) because any competitor could do the same ruining the profit margin b) because any competitor could use the source code of the core for pointing out alleged patent infringements
Yes, this is why we have things like the Open Compute Project, no investors there

Let me add to that that the Vampire v1 PCB is open-sourced and that there are in fact clones of it.
Really, where?
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