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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.
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