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Re: reinvent (for GPL) code u wrote for employer who owns it?

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: reinvent (for GPL) code u wrote for employer who owns it?
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 11:34:45 +0100

Sonny! Uncle Hasler has spoken!"John Hasler" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag">> Barry Margolin writes:>> How can you use the clean room procedure when the original programmer is>> writing the new program? There are no teams, there's just one guy.> > Think about who is suggesting this."We join Atheros in encouraging developers to avoid proprietary code in their work, using clean room approaches like the techniques used in the development of OpenHAL."About OpenHALOpenHAL is low-level interface software for Atheros 802.11 wireless cards. Previously, Linux-based systems needed a proprietary Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) plus a wrapper driver to make use of these wireless cards. OpenHAL is a free and open source replacement for the proprietary HAL. OpenHAL was initially based on ar5k, which was used as the basis for a proprietary HAL replacement for the OpenBSD project. "regards,alexander.-- is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it canbe infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwardstoo, whereas GNU cannot.)

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