>At least for Linux/MIPS a significant fraction of the people interested
>in using it for new hardware want Linux for their embedded systems of
>various types. For the embedded market the price/performance ratio is
>very important and that's exactly the point where nothing can outperform
There is no point in arguing, that "free software" is "cheap
software". In fact, in many occasions it isn't.
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