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Date:	Wed, 29 Nov 2006 07:30:38 -0800
From:	David Kimdon <david.kimdon@...icescape.com>
To:	Dan Williams <dcbw@...hat.com>
Cc:	Michael Buesch <mb@...sch.de>,
	Nick Kossifidis <mickflemm@...il.com>,
	Daniel Drake <ddrake@...ntes3d.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	madwifi-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Madwifi-devel] ar5k and Atheros AR5005G

On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 10:21:09AM -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-11-29 at 16:12 +0100, Michael Buesch wrote:
> > On Wednesday 29 November 2006 15:34, Nick Kossifidis wrote:
> > > Good luck then ;-)
> > > 
> > > If anyone wants to help on making ar5k work with newer madwifi
> > > versions and fix bugs etc (that 'll also help bsd ppl) plzz mail me.
> > > We can make it better.
> > > 
> > > Nick
> > > P.S. Why not work on dawifi ?
> > 
> > Because it won't be merged mainline either.
> 
> I thought dadwifi was supposed to replace net80211 with d80211 (but not
> replace the binary HAL). 

yes

>  Aren't the two things complementary, 

yes

> or did
> you just decide that starting from scratch would produce a less crufty,
> better understood, better-d80211 integrated driver?

well, dadwifi will be (is) well integrated with d80211.  As far as
cruft goes, I'd rather call it historical artifacts :-)  We are doing
our best to minimize cruft while standing on the shoulders of madwifi.

-David

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