RMS / FSF / OsmocomBB / Free Software GSM phone

Ryan Mullen rm at deconfused.org
Mon May 2 21:32:29 UTC 2011


On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Harald Welte <laforge at gnumonks.org> wrote:
> Some months ago, Richard Stallman (rms) has contacted me regarding
> my work with OsmocomBB.  As it is not a big surprise to us, he is
> really interested in the project.  After all, it would be the first
> mobile phone that he himself would be able to use, given that there
> is no proprietary software on the baseband anymore.   And of course
> it would enable loads of other freedom-loving users to finally have
> an alternative to the proprietary telephony world.

For what it's worth, I work for an embedded systems shop doing
microcontroller-level C, and would be happy to lend a small hand if
the need arises. I don't have very much experience, but this is a
project that I hope succeeds and I'll do what I can to see it happen.


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