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    SubjectRe: [Announce] Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
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    On Saturday 25 February 2006 20:09, Gene Heskett wrote:
    > Sure, thats so ridiculous an example its sublime, but those are the
    > facts that the chip makers must deal with on a global scale. Its much
    > easier for them to furnish a binary only driver that enforces the rules
    > for the region where the chip will be used.

    But that is exactly the point. A binary only driver does not enforce
    something. It can easily be run though a disassembler, hooked at kernel
    level, modified with a hexeditor, rewritten as opensource...
    It is not worth the pain.

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    Greetings Michael.
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