I have added back your original statement because otherwise this discussion
is not completely understandable:

>> So please think again if you want to upgrade your GTA02 with a GTA04A5 board.
> 
> Upgrade?  Surely you must have meant downgrade - why would anyone in
> his or her right mind voluntarily give up a device that is 100%
> freeable down to the modem (GTA02) for a Qualcomm-based closed
> proprietary product like yours?

Not everybody is weighting the factor of "freeable down to the modem" equally
when calculating the relative position of two devices to decide between 
"upgrade"
and "downgrade". You have a different weighting than me. Both are equally 
"right minded".

Am 16.01.2014 um 21:31 schrieb Michael Spacefalcon:

> Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller <h...@goldelico.com> wrote:
> 
>> Why do you assume that your (IMHO unlawful) procedure done to "free" the
>> Calypso is not possible for a Qualcomm modem?
> 
> Because all "modern" baseband processors (MTK, Qualcomm etc) have ROM
> bootloaders which perform cryptographic verification of downloaded fw

I don't know, but isn't *that* something you should fight against instead of 
modifying
leaked firmware for a system that never has been locked?

> 
>> So I think your conclusion is just based on your pure incapability to do the
>> same.
> 
> s/incapability/disinterest/

Even worse.

So your claim of "GTA02 is 100% freeable and GTA04 is not" is only based on
your disinterest to work on solutions?


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