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SubjectRe: Honest does not pay here ...

Adam,

As soon as I can find you more references, you will get them to post.
One key location is win4linux or is it linux4win.
Regardless, this is a haven of drivers iirc.

Cheers,

On Sun, 5 Jan 2003, Adam J. Richter wrote:

> Paul Jakma wrote:
> >It would make things clear, would help people like Andre and
> >corporations like NVidia to continue to bring drivers to linux. Not a
> >single person who matters (ie actual kernel contributors) has so far
> >expressed any opinion (eg in the rash of GPL threads currently
> >ongoing) that would indicate they are not happy with the current
> >status quo as detailed in the above post by Linus.
>
> Alan Cox (lots of stuff), Andre Hedrik (IDE), Rik van Riel
> (VM) and William Lee Irwin (NUMA) are substantial contributors. I'm
> not a principal author or maintainer of any kernel component, but I've
> submitted a number of patches over the years that are part of the
> kernel.
>
> Speaking only for myself, Linus's gnu.misc.discuss posting was
> not the understanding under which I contributed. I don't know of
> Linus ever claiming that others are required to also grant the
> permission that Linus granted in his gnu.misc.discuss posting as a
> condition of their code being integrated into the stock kernels.
>
> If you look toward the bottom of the second web page that I
> mentioned in my previous message
> ( http://www.gcom.com/home/support/whitepapers/linux-gnu-license.html ),
> you'll see a statement from Alan Cox of June 7, 2001 making a similar
> point. Here is a URL for the lkml message that that page quoted:
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=99193676018831&w=2
>
>
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> "Free Software For The Rest Of Us."
>

Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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