Jailbreaking Everything

Paul Looney support at ahsomme.com
Mon Jul 26 13:16:48 CDT 2010


Richard,
I'd like to see everything "jail broken".

Next up:
The ability to order a GM car with a Ford transmission and a Mercedes  
engine (especially the four cylinder, twin turbo, Diesel they have in  
Europe and Canada).

This might spread beyond the US. Sarah could get a Ford Falcon with  
mechanicals from a Holden Commodore.

Meanwhile in the European Union: Jan could get a Audi A8 with brakes  
from a BMW 7i. Kevin could upgrade his next Bentley with seats from a  
Ferrari. Hugh could get that wonderful Peugot suspension and put it  
into...

Think I'll order a new Citroen catalog. Wonder if they still have the  
2CV? Would be nice with the sound system from a ...
Paul Looney


On Jul 26, 2010, at 10:03 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Michael Kann wrote:
>
>> http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/07/26/ 
>> us_government_legalizes_iphone_jailbreaking_for_unauthorized_apps.htm 
>> l
>>
>> -- watch for line breaks
>
> Interesting.
>
> If we get the freedom to run our choice of apps on a given hardware  
> system, will we someday get the freedom to run our choice of OSes  
> on the hardware we choose?
>
> I trust Andrew Kluthe and I aren't the only people who daydream  
> about being able to legally enjoy OS X on hardware not made by Apple.
>
> This is an interesting precedent, possibly the beginning of a deep  
> sea change favoring consumer choice....
>
> --
>  Richard Gaskin
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