Subject: Re: The future of NetBSD
To: Marc G. Fournier <>
From: Gilles Chehade <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/01/2006 01:12:57
Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Gilles Chehade wrote:
>> mmmh ... you've got a point ... you just opened my eyes ... 
>> documentation is pointless when I have a blackbox doing the work.
> Maybe I'm missing something, and if so, I do apologize to those on 
> these lists that I may have offended ... but ... having clean source 
> code to a driver is not equal to a black box ... is it?  I don't 
> believe I've once advocatged 'binary drivers' ...
a blackbox is not necessarily a binary driver, based on source code 
filled with magic values you know nothing about, would you be able to 
fix a bug ?