Talk:Open architecture

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Not a very good counter-example. My A500 had several commercially available hardware enhancements, such as a 68030 card with extra RAM.

It's about more than hardware[edit]

Certainly hardware compatibilty and commonality has a great deal to do w/ OA, but software applications have equal importance in the the OA construct. The key to OA is that is serves as a business model allowing competition in the market fostering innovation and improvement in computing systems. Much more to follow... Tomdisy 12:38, 29 August 2006 (UTC)

Competition and price?[edit]

Open architecture is good for competition and price too? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Frap (talkcontribs) 17:18, 7 February 2007 (UTC).

Other computers?[edit]

What other computers have open architectures, what other computers have closed architectures? Commodore 64? SPARCstation? -- Frap (talk) 22:49, 3 December 2010 (UTC)