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Offline hlavac

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Hackaday
« on: November 04, 2018, 06:48:16 pm »
What do you think about the Hackaday grand prize going to the Dexter robotic arm which is not fully open source? They seem to have used some obscure proprietary hdl for the FPGA code that is essential for the functionality...
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Re: Hackaday
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2018, 07:09:12 pm »
The code is open source. It is written for a tool that is not open, and not even widely available, but I don't see how this is a problem. Even if they used a normal HDL, the tools still would be closed.

But the project itself is meh, but whatever.
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