|09-06-2010, 07:36 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: New York, USA
Device: Kindle 3 (wifi) + nokia n900 tablet phone
Kindle Source code online?!?
Above is a link that states it's the source code to all models of Kindle (Kindle 1, 2, 3, DX)
I hadn't realized Amazon released the source.
From reading elsewhere on the boards I've found that Amazon now keeps things under control by checking firmware updates against signed keys. I was just surprised even this much open-ness existed.
|09-06-2010, 07:39 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Device: Kindle 3G+WiFi
|09-06-2010, 08:21 PM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Device: PRS-600, Kindle kb Wifi, new Kindle NT, PW2, Kindle Oasis
Note that you can also go into settings, press Menu then select Legal where you can browse through the names and licences of all the open source / free software in the kindle (88 pages of attributions and licences).
|09-08-2010, 01:27 PM||#4|
Join Date: Jul 2010
It has the source code for all open source software they used/changed in Kindle (like the Linux kernel). They don't release the source code for their proprietary software (which includes most of the interesting stuff).
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