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Re: AA with potato (strictly)

On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 01:32:34PM +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> * Jens Benecke <jens@jensbenecke.de> [2001-05-10 20:30]:
> > No, they cannot, because it is not theirs to choose. They purchased
> > code from other companies and signed an NDA. End of story.
> They purchased code from other companies for their driver software, okay.
> How does this prevent them from providing information about their own
> hardware, so others can step in and write driver software without
> proprietary code? Did they license stuff from other companies for their
> hardware, too? 

I don't know. Perhaps, yes. At least that would be a sane explanation.

As far as I understood them the point is that it is not their choice right
now, and will not become theirs soon.

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