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    SubjectRe: The i2o Bus: A Conspiracy Against Free Software? (fwd)
    B. James Phillippe wrote:
    > This is not kernel related. But, I believe that it could become so if
    > this closed-standard IO technology becomes a standard. Frankly, I'm so
    > disturbed by it that I can't even discuss it. Someone please tell me this
    > is a joke or I'm reading it wrong.

    I don't know about the I2O terms, I'll go and investigate. Don't
    forget that PCI was (originally) as restrictive a standard as this.
    I would hope that I20 code gets written for Linux and that that code
    is freely redistributable.
    David A Rusling Principal Engineer
    European Semiconductor Applications Digital Equipment Co Ltd.,
    Engineering PO Box 121,
    Imperial Way,
    Worton Grange
    Reading RG2 0TU
    Linux, Alpha, StrongArm, PCI Tel: UK-(0)1734-204380
    Fax: UK-(0)1734-203133

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