On Sun, 14 Jun 2020, Chris Boot wrote:

> I expect that if someone finds this useful it can stick around (but 
> that's not my call).

Who's call is that? If the patch had said "From: Martin K. Petersen" and 
"This driver is being removed because it has the following defects..." 
that would be some indication of a good-faith willingness to accept users 
as developers in the spirit of the GPL, which is what you seem to be 
alluding to (?).

> I just don't have the time or inclination or hardware to be able to 
> maintain it anymore, so someone else would have to pick it up.
> 

Which is why most drivers get orphaned, right?

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