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SubjectRe: Linux kernel rant
On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 09:53:07AM -0500, Chris Friesen wrote:
> I think what you're missing is that many drivers are *written* under an
> NDA but then the resulting code is released under an open license.
>
> You're free to use the resulting driver, but the writer can't talk about
> exactly how it works.

This last part varies between NDA/vendors. Some of them are just simply
"These docs are just for you, read them, do what you will, just
don't redistribute them in whole or in part". Some are a little
more restricting but those are few and far between in my experience.

Dave

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