People who get angry at an unexpected cc need to get a clue. Or
-- Andrew Morton
Nevertheless, everyone I know that has reviewed the newly released
[Broadcom] driver code is being treated for eye cancer. I wouldn't
expect to see it in F-14.
-- John Linville
In the meantime, people are quite happily shipping the 'offending'
b43 driver in all parts of the world without hearing *anything*
from the authorities. And yet the Broadcom lawyers still seem to
cling to their fantasy that a hackable Open Source driver somehow
puts them at more risk than a just-as-hackable closed-source
Fixing bugs and making other improvements in the closed source
driver is much harder than it is in the open driver, of course --
but if all you want to do is remove restrictions on available
channels and tweak things like TX power, that's actually fairly
easy with the binary drivers. That's why I say 'just as hackable'.
-- David Woodhouse
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