Driver Project - Multiple Rejections :(

Greg KH greg at
Tue Oct 9 22:58:27 UTC 2007

On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 08:20:38PM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Andev Debi wrote:
>> Hi Greg,
>> Lots of people are asking you to sign them up to an announced project.
>> It's both depressing for them, and i guess lot of work for you to reply to 
>> all
>> of them. So why don't u make a list of all projects on the website,
>> and since it's
>> a wiki, the first user to sign up will tick it to let others know that
>> it has been
>> taken.
> I think that the current system where people motivate why they want todo 
> something and why they are the right person is a good system.
> I think in the end there should be enough work for everyone. I think as 
> this gets rolling it would be a good idea to take a look at already 
> existing and stable out of tree drivers which could be integrated into the 
> kernel. I think there are enough of those to keep us all busy and we would 
> be helping both end-users and distros a lot by getting most of these 
> drivers merged.
> Greg, you said you could name a whole list of these from the top of your 
> head. If you could make such a list, even if it are just driver names I can 
> do some googling to find the matching homepages and make a list of this on 
> the wiki.

Good idea, I'll do that this week.


greg k-h

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