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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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