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Simon: So what’s going to be in there? That’s all going to be free software?
Mark: Yes, we’ll ship this with Android and Ubuntu, no plans to put proprietary applications on it. We haven’t finalised the silicon selection so we’re looking at the next generation silicon from all major vendors. I would like to ship it with all Free drivers.
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Simon, I want to believe you are right with regard to Mark Shuttleworth, i.e. that his ultimate goal is software freedom, and he is just making different strategic choices than others. But with them even making proprietary software in house (i.e. Ubuntu One, and Launchpad earlier) I have a hard time doing that.