ACX100 Firmware Licensing

Jay Moore jaymo at
Sun Oct 31 09:25:13 PST 2004

On Sunday 31 October 2004 07:41 am, Michael Nottebrock wrote:

> > 2) Wouldn't voting with your pocketbook be more persuasive than whining?
> > I recently bought two WiFI cards that use the Prism chipset
> > ( 'cause they've got better support in the systems I
> > use. This purchase represents a loss for TI & the mfrs who buy their
> > ACX100 chips, and a gain for Intersil and their customers. The free
> > market is pretty effective at sorting these things out.
> It's obviously not, because (as a !Windows user) your pocketbook isn't even
> registered for voting.

Oh yes it is... my vote may go for Ralph Nader, but it's still a vote! 

And I think you may under-estimate just how many people and organizations are 
using open source and/or free software. 


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