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Re: userspace drivers

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: userspace drivers
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 17:00:32 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.3i

On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 07:40:56AM -0800, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> What's official? =) I suspect that drivers will never all be copyrighted
> to the FSF, since there's almost no value in that, which means that they
> should never wind up in the Hurd repository.  On the other hand, having
> a sub project that deals with drivers and driver infrastracture would be
> very worthwhile.

do you mean the Hurd repository is not their place? when the Hurd runs on L4
it will certainly need userspace drivers..

> I would encourage you to work on it, and setup mailing lists and a
> documentation repository for those interested in working on it.  Having
> a nice texinfo doc would be really useful for interested newcomers.

might do when i get some time (probably won't start seriously on this
until next summer)

Robert Millan

"Omnis enim res, quad dando non deficit, dum habetur et non datur,
nondum habetur, quomodo habenda est."

"For if a thing is not diminished by being shared with others, it is
not rightly owned if it is only owned and not shared." 

                Aurelius Augustinus (354-430)

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