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SubjectRe: Must modules be GPL'ed?
On Tue, 30 Apr 1996, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> 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

Hmm, obviously never seen Dr. Who ....
Bryn
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