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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] USB: mark USB drivers as being GPL only
    Lee Mathers ha scritto:

    > Now we have hardware ASIC that depend on the most part a (dll in
    > windows) or .ko .o file under linux to provide the entire instruction
    > set. Think Winmodems, Winprinters etc....

    Well, winmodem case is the only I could *almost* understand
    closed-source drivers: the algorithms used *are* the modem. It's not a
    simple firmware upload.
    What I really don't understand are graphic cards producers... If what
    they say about the card is true, then there's no "advanced" algorithm in
    the driver, just (at most) a firmware uploader (that's better suited
    off-kernel anyway)...



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