Response from M-Systems

David Woodhouse David.Woodhouse at
Fri Jul 9 17:57:19 EDT 1999

David.Woodhouse at said:
>  Worst case: The GPL on the code gets retracted at some later date,
> after we're all using it. 

I ought to have pointed out that this applies to _any_ GPL'd driver for the 
Disk-On-Chip and NFTL, regardless of whether it's produced by M-Systems, with 
M-Systems' specifications, or by reverse-engineering.

If we accept the premise that the patents prevent the code from being released 
under GPL, then what are we playing at in the first place? 

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