Re: USB mini-summit at LinuxCon Vancouver

From: Theodore Kilgore
Date: Wed Aug 10 2011 - 16:29:54 EST

On Wed, 10 Aug 2011, Greg KH wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 01:33:25PM -0500, Theodore Kilgore wrote:
> > -- moving the kernel webcam drivers out of the kernel and doing with these
> > cameras _everything_ including webcam function through libusb. I myself do
> > not have the imagination to be able to figure out how this could be done
> > without a rather humongous amount of work (for example, which streaming
> > apps that are currently available would be able to live with this?) but
> > unless I misunderstand what he was saying, Greg K-H seems to think that
> > this would be the best thing to do.
> No, I never said that. Or if I accidentally did, I do not think that is
> the best thing to do at all, sorry for any confusion.


> > Which one of these possibile approaches gets adopted is a policy issue
> > which I would consider is ultimately way above my pay grade.
> As no one is being paid here, there are no "pay grades", so don't worry
> about that :)

I meant this, of course, in a metaphorical sense.

Theodore Kilgore
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