I'm confused on the discussion:I really cannot see even a political problem. I the case of ndiswrapper the problem is not whether we want to support windows or whatever drivermodules, but if we want to support NDIS drivers with a GPL wrapper.
legal? I don't find how a windo$e driver can be "derived work" of Linux,
and anyway they use a "standard" interface. So it is acceptable for GPL
(IMHO and IANAL). so it is not a legal problem.
I see only a development question:
should we allow untrusted module to know and modify the
"intimate" part of kernel, and cause compability and other large
amount of problems into kernel developers, distribution and users?
So it is a political question, not a legal question!
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