[Linux-aus] Linux Kernel Devs Offer Free Driver Development

Jeff Waugh jdub at perkypants.org
Thu Feb 1 07:09:03 UTC 2007

<quote who="Donna Benjamin">

> On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 15:29 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > Greg was making a very bold and brash "new" announcement about something
> > that has been going on for about 15 years now. It's more of a pointed and
> > humorous hack on should-know-better device manufacturers than something
> > genuinely new and important. :-)
> It may not be new, but it's something worth trumpeting, because most
> non-geeks are probably unaware. 

> Seems to me it's about the mind of the market, rather the fundamental
> truths of the activity or offer.

That's why it's a clever hack.

- Jeff

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