On 30 August 2014 12:57, <kpn...@pobox.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 12:16:04PM -0700, Adrian Chadd wrote:
>> So yeah. Almost all of the work is done in the atheros driver side of
>> things. Heck, the AR9271 bits for the HAL are likely just an evenings
>> worth of work for me. I just don't want to deal with the USB side of
>> I'm not being paid to do any of the wireless stuff in FreeBSD, so it
>> has to clear the "is it fun" threshold.
> Personally, I don't do wireless. Ever.
> The real issue you just brought up is that FreeBSD is a volunteer project,
> and not a product. The work that gets done is either funded by someone (by
> dollar, mostly by businesses) that want something specific, or out of the
> kindness of someone's heart.
> If someone who cared wanted to fund FreeBSD's wireless work then would you
> turn down the funding? If you were willing, what's the procedure for
> someone (not me) to fund the work?
I can't really take that on right now personally, but what I can
suggest is that you contact the FreeBSD foundation and let them know
that you'd like to see improved wireless and you're willing to donate
/ fund the work.
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