“Basically. we need to put the chipset OEM boards of directors atop rickety, wooden structures over hungry-shark tanks … and then explain that only the continuously timely release of the firmware APIs for Linux will prevent a tragic mishap resulting from the deliberate weakening of the support struts and beams.
I know, I know, it seems extreme, but I’ve given the matter a lot of thought and … trust me … it is merely serendipitous, not by design, that the most effective solution also happens to be my preferred one.”
— Me, today, in conversation ¹.
¹ About the problem of mobile phones only being reliably supported by Android and iOS at spec and price-points that make them truly viable options ².
² These are all lovely, I’m sure … but hopelessly underspecced and overpriced: