Nokia responds to iPhone by Promoting 'Open'

Alex Hudson home at
Sat Oct 13 13:47:32 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-10-08 at 10:59 +0100, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> I don't know if they could even sell a phone if the GSM and GPS parts aren't
> the official closed ones, so here's to hoping to one of two things:
> 	1) GPS can be free'd
> 	2) they can attach it externally and just read/write commands
> 	   as in the GSM modem

Just as an update:

The decision to use the Atmel ATR0635 means that it will be a chip which
simply speaks the NMEA protocol over a serial line, and therefore can be
used by standard free software like gpsd.



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