On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 11:44:38AM -0500, Nikolas Britton wrote:
> 
> We need an Internet store that only stocks compatible hardware. It
> should include all the BSDs as well as Linux, Mac OS X, and any other
> non Microsoft OS. On the site they can just list whats compatible with
> what and customers can leave compatibility feedback. Other part
> requirements could be:
> 
> * Open documentation.
> * No binary blob drivers.
> * Source code for company developed drivers.
> 
> I would not limit the store to just parts that interact with the OS, I
> want everything needed to build a system; this includes desktops,
> workstations, rackmount servers, and embedded systems. I also want
> networking gear.
> 
> If anyone knows of a vendor that already does this let me know.

This may be old news, but http://www.vendorwatch.org/ is making a good
attempt at showing how well vendors are working with the open source /
free software community.

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Darrin Chandler            |  Phoenix BSD Users Group
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