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Giles Jones giles.jones at
Tue Sep 4 16:20:36 CEST 2007

Joe Pfeiffer <joseph at> wrote :

> Well...  not speaking for Giles, but the drivers I've seen for closed
> chipsets have generally involved a thin open-source wrapper around a
> closed binary driver.  Letting you write a real open-source driver
> while demanding NDA to see the specs you're writing the driver to
> seems odd on their part (but much better than the norm!).

It's odd and the only reason why I thought it was strange to go with this chip. I'm much happier now it's going to open source, seems like this is a good choice. It helps people maintain the driver if they have the code.

G O Jones

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