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    SubjectRe: [OT] Re: Driver for Microsoft USB Fingerprint Reader
    >[snip]
    >> I hate when vendors like ATI, Conexant and UPEK publish binary drivers
    >> without publishing the chipset spec... They should decide whether
    >> their IP is on the software part or on the hardware part, if it is on
    >> the hardware part, they are making money in selling the hardware. If
    >> it is on the software part, there is no reason why not providing the
    >> information for others to write software to work with the primitive
    >> hardware. So in either case there should be full hardware interface
    >> disclosure.

    It's time some Taiwanese company starts manufacturing graphics chips (and
    do it like wireless were code is mostly released)


    Jan Engelhardt
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