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    SubjectRe: [patch] New driver for Artop [Acard] controllers.
    On Sun, May 26, 2002 at 02:50:25AM -0700, Andre Hedrick wrote:

    > Look another pair of Copyrights deleted.
    > I wonder how many other people besides myself have had their copyright
    > deleted, too? Did you you do it to the AMD driver too?
    > I made a mistake in the past when I offered you the option to maintain the
    > via82cxxx.c chipset. IIRC, you deleted 4 Copyrights then.
    >
    > Oh well ...

    Please check out the definition of 'derivative work'.
    Also check how much the old driver is similar to the new one
    and if that does constitute a derivative work as per the definition.
    Thanks.

    > Andre Hedrick
    > LAD Storage Consulting Group
    >
    >
    > --- linux-2.5.6-timing/drivers/ide/piix.c Tue Mar 12 16:26:03 2002
    > +++ linux-2.5.6-piix/drivers/ide/piix.c Tue Mar 12 20:35:40 2002
    > @@ -1,499 +1,510 @@
    > /*
    > - * linux/drivers/ide/piix.c Version 0.32 June 9, 2000
    > + * $Id: piix.c,v 1.1 2002/10/10 22:58:60 vojtech Exp $
    > *
    > - * Copyright (C) 1998-1999 Andrzej Krzysztofowicz, Author and Maintainer
    > - * Copyright (C) 1998-2000 Andre Hedrick <andre@linux-ide.org>
    > - * May be copied or modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License
    > + * Copyright (c) 2000-2002 Vojtech Pavlik
    > *
    >
    >
    >
    > On Fri, 24 May 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > Where do you get off delete copyrights?
    > > GPL permits changing it does not give you the right to steal, lie, cheat,
    > > defraud, other peoples work. However I should not expect anything of
    > > honor from a person of your high morals. I know you want to rewrite the
    > > past to make it so I and other never existed, but you are pathetic.
    > >
    > > On Fri, 24 May 2002, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
    > >
    > > > On Fri, May 24, 2002 at 04:29:39PM +0200, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
    > > > > Hi!
    > > > >
    > > > > I have a very quick look over patch/driver... looks quite ok...
    > > > >
    > > > > But it doesn't support multiple controllers. We should add 'unsigned
    > > > > long private' to 'ata_channel struct' and store index in the chipset
    > > > > table there.
    > > > > You can remove duplicate entries from module data table.
    > > > >
    > > > > BTW: please don't touch pdc202xx.c I am playing with it...
    > > >
    > > > Here is a new patch. Martin: This one should be OK for inclusion now.
    > > > Bartlomiej: Please check it anyway.
    > > >
    > > > --
    > > > Vojtech Pavlik
    > > > SuSE Labs
    > > >
    > >
    > > Andre Hedrick
    > > LAD Storage Consulting Group
    > >
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