[linux-elitists] [doc@ssc.com: [Fwd: Plug 'n' Pray to Plug 'n' Play: What's it Going to Take?]]

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Thu Apr 20 10:59:08 PDT 2006

begin Aaron Burt quotation of Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 10:43:39AM -0700:

> Any project above garage-level can hire someone to write drivers, and as
> mentioned, lots of them are doing so 'round here.

So you have to balance off what you have your in-house
people do vs. what's available "in the wild".  A new
product's time to market will likely be shorter using
a driver that's already in the tree instead of going
though a hiring and development cycle to get to the
same place.

Don Marti                    

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