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cenobyte at dragoncrypt.com cenobyte at dragoncrypt.com
Mon Sep 12 17:56:11 EDT 2011


 If you wanted it to be COMPLETELY "floss", why not use LinuxLibre?
 http://www.fsfla.org/svnwiki/selibre/linux-libre/





 On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 22:27:18 +0300, Rasmus Wikman wrote:
> Hello to you!
>
> I found your project(s) when I was reading up on OpenCores/OpenRISC.
>
> Long -> Short; I'm bashing my head against the wall and is going to
> try and create a new browser based OS since that's where the Internet
> seems to be heading. But it needs to be completely FLOSS. You know
> why.
>
>
> JavaScript is all the rage I because it makes it possible for one man
> teams to create fantastic applications instead of a team of 5+ so I
> gather that it will be coded mainly in JS.
>
> Here's a low down of how it could be done with the soft technology
> available today. (Nevermind the wording of * level I/O, they're just
> words and I'm a designer not a coder, hope you understand what I
> mean!)
>
>
> Cappuccino[1] could serve as an application framework.
> Chromium[2] could serve as a window handler*.
> Node[3] could serve as high level I/O**.
> Linux[4] could serve as low level I/O.
> OpenRISC[5] could serve as byte level I/O.
>
>
> Raison d'etre;
> - Unified global method to identify data***
>
> Goals;
> - Same OS on both client and server/cloud (all clients = servers)
> - Accessible from all PCs (also not running jOS)
> - Autoupdate magic of the whole shebang
> - Binary data stored in public cloud to allow for GSM-connections
> - (WiFi) Mesh of computers where data is stored in P2P style
> - Completely open source computer for around 25 USD[6]
> - Hackable[7] all the way up and down to make codelectronics cool for 
> school
> - And of course: "USA for Africa"-mentality (code === art)
>
> There are indeed a lot of details to be ironed out, but it doesn't
> seem too impossible to get it done by 2020[8].
>
> What do you think?
>
> Rasmus
>
>
> * By changing the methodology of browser tabs to a dock/taskbar.
> ** By making installations aware of each other through DNS-like  
> propagation.
> *** SHOULD solve all of mankinds problems by letting developers focus
> on getting paid by making apps instead of giving away cash to
> middlehand Mr. FaceGooApple - Fair trade in virtual space
> [1] http://cappuccino.org
> [2] http://www.chromium.org
> [3] http://nodejs.org
> [4] http://www.kernel.org
> [5] http://opencores.org/or1k/Main_Page
> [6] http://www.raspberrypi.org
> [7] http://www.arduino.cc
> [8] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberpunk_2020
>
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