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    SubjectRe: [future of drivers?] a proposal for binary drivers.
    On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 11:29:08AM -0500, Phillip Susi wrote:
    > This is why it is legal to reverse engineer a binary driver to gain an
    > understanding of how the hardware operates, publish that information,
    > and then use that information to create new software to operate that
    > hardware.

    Hardware is not a copyrightable work.

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