[TriLUG] how do USB disks and USB wifi cards work?

Alan Porter porter at trilug.org
Mon Jun 9 12:55:24 EDT 2008

> This seems like bad history being repeated. Is this a matter 
> of no-one sitting down together and saying "we're all going 
> to do it this way".

There is no motivation for network card manufacturers
to create and adhere to a standard. Traditionally, they
write and ship their own (Windows) device drivers. Why
would they make the work any easier for competitors?

(who used to work for a large device manufacturer)


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