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SubjectRe: Honest does not pay here ...
On Sun, 05 Jan 2003, David van Hoose wrote:

> The impression I am getting from the GPL argument is that people want
> 100% opensource drivers. Well, to be frank, I'd rather have a driver
> that isn't 100% opensource to no driver at all. I think most everyone on
> this mailing list agrees. If not, I'd like to know why.

You're at the author's mercy if you need to upgrade your kernel or if
the driver doesn't work for you. I'd rather know before buying a product
(modem, GFX board, ...) if there's either non-NDA'd documentation or
better an OpenSource driver or at least support for such.

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Matthias Andree
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