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Re: Bug#353277: ndiswrapper in main

On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 01:50:16PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Adam McKenna <adam@flounder.net> writes:
> > The question is not what problems it would cause.  The problems are side
> > effects.  It should stay in main because it is free software that is able to
> > be used by at least some subset of our users, without any non-free software.
> Ok, this seems to be a simple factual question, and I have been unable
> to see the answer despite careful reading of the thread and the bug
> log.
> What is the subset of our users which would find ndiswrapper useful,
> without the use of free software?  I have heard some say that there
> are no free drivers around for ndiswrapper to wrap.  If that's true,
> then wouldn't that make the subset in question the empty set?  Or is
> there some use to ndiswrapper without a driver to wrap with it?

You read the thread so closely that you missed all the references to CIPE?


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