David Campbell (email@example.com)
Sat, 6 Feb 1999 08:04:22 +0800
Date sent: Fri, 5 Feb 1999 21:32:05 -0200 (EDT)
From: Rafael Rodrigues Obelheiro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Nicolas Souchu <email@example.com>
Copies to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: [PARPORT] ecp (8bit) nullmodem cable pinout?
> On Fri, 5 Feb 1999, Nicolas Souchu wrote:
> There's no problem whatsoever with the license... the code will be
> obfuscated and sold by $100, with the money going to my pocket :))
> Now, seriously, is there any portion of either kernel (Linux and FreeBSD)
> that's been ported to the other? What happened with the license?
Yes, there has been a few ports of Linux code to FreeBSD and vice
versa. Normally at the kernel level it is a fairly significant
rewrite hence "based on the FreeBSD/Linux driver" should really be
"inspired by the FreeBSD/Linux driver".
Otherwise the main differences is ownership of the code (GPL =>
original programmer, BSD => Regents of Berkley Uni) and the inclusion
of the code as part of other programs. Do we have a lawyer on the
Check http://www.torque.net/parport for all Linux parallel port solutions.
(also check http://www.torque.net/parport/archive/current/)
Current project list:
a) Get ZIP Plus drive back from waranty claim
b) Maintain Linux ZIP drivers (need to update docs)
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