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Re: Bug#219163: ITP: synaptic-touchpad -- Synaptics TouchPad driver for XFree86



On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 06:58:15PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 03:59:48PM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 11:56:04PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > I thought about the latter as well.  It's not too long-winded if we
> > > expect having input and video modules with identical names.
> > 
> > I can't particularly see this at the moment, but I'm sure something will
> > rise up and prove us wrong.
> 
> Yeah, well, if something turns out to be that perverse we'll just ad-hoc
> it.
> 
> I think it would be really dumb for a driver author to re-use an
> existing name for a different purpose.

Well, Synaptics could branch out and start making graphics cards, for
example.

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Daniel Stone                                                <daniels@debian.org>
Debian X Strike Force:                    http://people.debian.org/~branden/xsf/

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