Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th May 2008 22:11 UTC, submitted by SReilly
Hardware, Embedded Systems The idea of open-source hardware is slowly slowly but surely gaining traction. VIA Technologies, Inc., joined in on the fun today by unveiling an open source reference platform for low power notebooks, based on its own processor technology (obviously). The CAD files have been released under a Creative Commons license. The machine is tentatively named OpenBook.
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by Munchkinguy on Wed 28th May 2008 02:28 UTC
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What program are the CAD files for? If they are saved in Autodesk's proprietary CAD format, then you can hardly call the design "open".

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