Subject: Re: Last chance: Copyrights is OK ?
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/08/1999 15:29:11
On Mon, 8 Mar 1999 14:39:45 -0800 (PST) 
 Ross Harvey <> wrote:

 > The LM78 is a simple chip with the usual excellent NSC documentation,
 > downloadable(*) in pdf form by anyone.  Rather than accept a problematic
 > license, what we need is to find any random kernel weenie with one of these
 > devices, and get you a new driver without copyright problems.  Any kernel
 > hacker can write this driver for you, it requires no particular expertise
 > other than general driver capability.

I agree.  My vote here would be:

	Either it is assigned to TNF, or we re-implement the functionality.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>