Re: [PATCH 05/24] thunderbolt: Rework capability handling

From: Lukas Wunner
Date: Thu May 25 2017 - 02:13:39 EST

On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 09:09:37PM +0200, Andreas Noever wrote:
> (and of course I have to request
> this at least once: you should definitely release the spec - I highly
> doubt that Intel's competitive advantage depends on keeping this
> linked list technology secret ;) ).

"next year Intel plans to make the Thunderbolt protocol specification
available to the industry under a nonexclusive, royalty-free license.
Releasing the Thunderbolt protocol specification in this manner is
expected to greatly increase Thunderbolt adoption by encouraging
third-party chip makers to build Thunderbolt-compatible chips."