GPLv3 and Mobile Phones

Richard Franks spontificus at
Sat Dec 9 18:57:19 CET 2006

On 12/9/06, Oleg Gusev <oleg at> wrote:
> I have an original Zaurus 5500, and it still does not support SD/SDIO
> in the 2.6 kernel.  An experienced kernel hacker can easily write a driver,
> because the card is on a simple SPI port.
> It was not done to protest against the decision made by Sharp to
> include a binary driver.
> Was it really a pragmatic choice ?

This is a rhetorical question? :-)


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