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SubjectRe: Honest does not pay here ...
On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, Matthias Andree wrote:

> 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.

Well I am silly and toss in a 1 year free upgrade service clause.
For product upgrades and kernel upgrades, so your arguement is not an
issue for me.

Regardless, it looks like the issues are still muddy on modules so, all of
this noisy may be for nothing.


Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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