Subject: Re: Bad Mistake by Announce List Owner
To: Alicia da Conceicao <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 12/09/2001 04:52:47
> Just as an idea, why not offer a userland plugin API for
> commercial driver support in userspace?  The plugin API can be
> fully opensource, and companies like 4front can release their
> drivers in userspace, so that it would be independant of the
> kernel.  Anyways I do not know enough about the kernel, to know
> how well this would work out, but hey it is an suggestion, so
> no flames please.

I like that idea. I have absolutely no clue as to how to impliment it, but I
think it could be handy.

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