Pixart Webcam Development
aikishugyo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 23:53:28 UTC 2008
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 7:18 AM, Leo Cacciari <leo.cacciari at gmail.com> wrote:
> Il giorno mer, 27/02/2008 alle 21.38 +0100, Thomas Kaiser ha scritto:
> > Hello All
> > I have to announce that I have to stop Linux driver development for webcams with
> > Pixart chips (like PAC207, PAC7311/2, PAC7302) and open source development in
> > general.
> > It's a personal reason why I have to stop.
> > I don't like the thought that people using my GPLed code who have a government
> > which uses criminal practice to get the money from their citizen.
> Well, it is OT but I'd like to understand... you mean that the fact that
> people whose government tortures, kills, and whatnot does not hurts your
> feeling, while breaking into bank record does? I humble suggest that you
> revise a little your standards of what "humans rights" means.
> Just a note, with the above I do not target any government specifically,
> just use your favorite example of miscreant government and remember that
> the GPL _forbids_ to refuse to diffuse the open source code I'm using,
> thus each time you release in the wild a open source software you can
> not forbids that it comes to the hands of people on those countries.
> Gods, for some of those countries there are even people actively working
> on bringing open source software there!
Yes, very odd to be sure.
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