> The thing I was wondering about is that Linus reserves himself the right
to remove such patches,
If you go and look at the email exchange with him you'll notice that he threatened to banish
anybody arguingon any sort of the legal mumbo-jumbo to his ignore file. He was only interested
in the interfaces that ndiswrapper used and told people to contact those authors and try to
work out a exception if they care about it working.