On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 02:11:52PM -0600, James Ketrenos wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
> >It's fairly easy, just email me and netdev the patch for inclusion,
> >and it'll get reviewed.
> Should I break the patch into the three components (ipw2100, ipw2200,
> and ieee80211) ? or just one huge patch? Not sure what you and others
> would prefer.
Please split it in three parts. And most importantly integrate your
ieee80211 code with the hostap code in Jeff's queue, we really don't
want two copies of it.
> The firmware doesn't have to be downloaded from Sourceforge, but it does
> need to exist on the system, just as iwconfig needs to exist if you want
> to be able to configure your wireless card. The user can get the
> firmware from Sourceforge, or have it installed by their distribution or
> package management system, have it on their Knoppix CD, etc.
The problem is again that the license for it is horrible multi page
legaleese. Please change it to a simple license that allows completely
free redistribution and modification of the binaries.