[Community] Supply chain information

wonderphone at posteo.de wonderphone at posteo.de
Tue Mar 25 22:14:52 CET 2014

Hi all,

Sebastian and I had a little chat about how we can start to document 
the level of fairness already engineered into the OpenPhoenux hardware. 
As tangible results we have identified two tools that will make 
collaboration in this area easier:

an etherpad: https://fairphoenux.pads.ccc.de/1

> Well, some resistors come from Panasonic, some from others. Same
> for capacitors. Generally there are a handful of "standard" suppliers
> a production company is purchasing from. Which one is used in detail
> in a specific production week is a little random.
> Unless it is a very special component (very rare for resistors, 
> sometimes
> for capacitors, more often for inductors) the component name is 
> unique.
> Let's formulate it differently: there is a gradual scale between 
> "standard"
> and "special" components. The more "standard", the more 
> interchangeable
> it is and the more randomly the supplier can be chosen. And the more
> the differences are.

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