Embedded devices vs "real" computers (was Re: Fwd: Featured Offer of the Month: Free FD100 Terminal!)
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Wed Mar 14 13:07:53 CDT 2007
On 14 Mar 2007 at 12:32, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> So while I might not turn down a box of embedded devices like a credit
> card terminal, hacking a lone terminal isn't as appealing as building
> a similar device from scratch and knowing exactly how that new device
> works. As I said, though, having developers' docs might tip the
> balance, but the chances of that are rather low.
I suppose I can appreciate your viewpoint. Digging into little
gizmos, even if it's to dump the ROMs is more appealing to my inner 5-
year old. My parents could never give me anything mechanical or
electrical without having me take it to pieces.
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