sjanc closed pull request #1094: Update README with notes about NimBLE moving 
to own repo

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index 43dbb5197c..15cc5b5731 100644
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@@ -68,10 +68,12 @@ This repository contains the core packages of the Apache 
Mynewt OS, including:
 * A Pre-emptive, Real Time OS Kernel
 * A open-source Bluetooth 5.0 stack (both Host & Controller), NimBLE, that
 completely replaces the proprietary SoftDevice on Nordic chipsets.
+<span style="color:red">**NOTE** NimBLE sources were moved to separate 
     - Support for 251 byte packet size
     - Support for all 4 roles concurrently - Broadcaster, Observer, Peripheral 
and Central
     - Support for up to 32 simultaneous connections.
     - Legacy and SC (secure connections) SMP support (pairing and bonding).
+    - Advertising Extensions.
 * A flash filesystem, NFFS, which is designed for tiny (128KB->16MB) flashes.
 * FatFS
 * Flash Circular Buffer
@@ -100,9 +102,10 @@ shell 
 - mgmt: Contains the management libraries for newtmgr 
which supports software upgrade and remote fetching of logs and statistics.
 - net: Contains the networking packages.  Highlights of the net directory are 
the NimBLE and IP packages.
 is a full Bluetooth host and controller implementation, that is written
-from the ground up for the Apache Mynewt Operating System.
+from the ground up for the Apache Mynewt Operating System (due to code moved to
+separate repo this folder contains only compatibility package files).
 [ip]( is a port of 
LWIP, a complete IPv4 and IPv6 implementation.
 - hw: Contains the HW specific support packages.  Board Support Packages
diff --git a/net/nimble/ b/net/nimble/
new file mode 100644
index 0000000000..5044bb2a32
--- /dev/null
+++ b/net/nimble/
@@ -0,0 +1,26 @@
+# Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
+# or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
+# distributed with this work for additional information
+# regarding copyright ownership.  The ASF licenses this file
+# to you under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the
+# "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance
+# with the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
+# Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing,
+# software distributed under the License is distributed on an
+#  KIND, either express or implied.  See the License for the
+# specific language governing permissions and limitations
+# under the License.
+NimBLE sources were moved to separate 
+This folder contains only packages configuration files for backward
+compatibility and will be removed eventually.


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