On 2/13/07, Ivica Ico Bukvic <ico(a)vt.edu> wrote:
I personally think that we cannot make that offer
since I do not have either
manpower nor institutional backing to see this through. Before this could be
even remotely possible we need:
1) incorporation of the consortium, so that we can be considered a
2) commitment from people capable of tackling such a task
There are probably a number of LAD programmers with the interest,
expertise and time to develop hardware drivers.
Perhaps the consortium could serve as a focal point to provide
collective credibility with the kernel developers and with the
hardware vendors. Start out with one or two test cases: match
up willing vendors with interested developers. Shepherd the
process through with the kernel developers. Etc.