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SubjectRe: Must modules be GPL'ed?
On Mon, 29 Apr 1996, Daniel A. Taylor wrote:

> Reason #5;
> Really clever software. The company does software interface tricks
> to get more out of the hardware that are non-intuitive. I believe
> that this is the reason most companies actually have for driver NDA's.
> After all, _anyone_ can count chips, but how exactly do you write
> a stereoscopic, rectilinear, sonic-screwdriver driver?

hey. please tell me WHAT software you are referring to. You mean the
BIOS or the DOS drivers to get performance out of the hardware to feed a
... hmmm ... a DOS FAT filesystem? (crying)

-- mingo




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