[nycbug-talk] Fwd: BSD Support for Centrino
Wed Oct 27 13:28:54 EDT 2004
Can you add this to the Contact Campaigns at
So others can join in.
On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, G. Rosamond wrote:
> Begin forwarded message:
> > From: G. Rosamond <george at sddi.net>
> > Date: October 27, 2004 12:36:29 PM EDT
> > To: jketreno at linux.intel.com
> > Subject: BSD Support for Centrino
> > Greetings:
> > I am a regular user of the BSDs as a systems administrator for many
> > years, not to mention a published technical writer and someone with
> > heavy involvement in the New York City User Group scene.
> > I would like to express my frustration at Intel's lack of interest in
> > supporting the BSDs with their Centrino platform. Providing the BSD
> > developers the necessary documentation at minimum is critical.
> > The BSDs, as you may be aware, are not a new and ephemeral operating
> > system family. The origins come from the 1970's and they continue
> > their strong presence in whole industries, such as with ISPs, and
> > whole professions, such as with those involved in network security,
> > like myself.
> > I implore you to join with AMD, VIA, Adaptec and others who take open
> > source software seriously. The developers of the BSD community are
> > committed to porting important technologies to their operating system
> > family. A similar commitment from Intel would be welcomed.
> > I look forward to your follow-up.
> > George Rosamond, GSEC
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