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1 Credits for the Simple Linux USB Driver: 2 3 The following people have contributed to this code (in alphabetical 4 order by last name). I'm sure this list should be longer, its 5 difficult to maintain, add yourself with a patch if desired. 6 7 Georg Acher <firstname.lastname@example.org> 8 David Brownell <email@example.com> 9 Alan Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org> 10 Randy Dunlap <email@example.com> 11 Johannes Erdfelt <firstname.lastname@example.org> 12 Deti Fliegl <email@example.com> 13 ham <firstname.lastname@example.org> 14 Bradley M Keryan <email@example.com> 15 Greg Kroah-Hartman <firstname.lastname@example.org> 16 Pavel Machek <email@example.com> 17 Paul Mackerras <firstname.lastname@example.org> 18 Petko Manlolov <email@example.com> 19 David E. Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 20 Vojtech Pavlik <email@example.com> 21 Bill Ryder <firstname.lastname@example.org> 22 Thomas Sailer <email@example.com> 23 Gregory P. Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> 24 Linus Torvalds <email@example.com> 25 Roman Weissgaerber <firstname.lastname@example.org> 26 <Kazuki.Yasumatsu@fujixerox.co.jp> 27 28 Special thanks to: 29 30 Inaky Perez Gonzalez <email@example.com> for starting the 31 Linux USB driver effort and writing much of the larger uusbd driver. 32 Much has been learned from that effort. 33 34 The NetBSD & FreeBSD USB developers. For being on the Linux USB list 35 and offering suggestions and sharing implementation experiences. 36 37 Additional thanks to the following companies and people for donations 38 of hardware, support, time and development (this is from the original 39 THANKS file in Inaky's driver): 40 41 The following corporations have helped us in the development 42 of Linux USB / UUSBD: 43 44 - 3Com GmbH for donating a ISDN Pro TA and supporting me 45 in technical questions and with test equipment. I'd never 46 expect such a great help. 47 48 - USAR Systems provided us with one of their excellent USB 49 Evaluation Kits. It allows us to test the Linux-USB driver 50 for compliance with the latest USB specification. USAR 51 Systems recognized the importance of an up-to-date open 52 Operating System and supports this project with 53 Hardware. Thanks!. 54 55 - Thanks to Intel Corporation for their precious help. 56 57 - We teamed up with Cherry to make Linux the first OS with 58 built-in USB support. Cherry is one of the biggest keyboard 59 makers in the world. 60 61 - CMD Technology, Inc. sponsored us kindly donating a CSA-6700 62 PCI-to-USB Controller Board to test the OHCI implementation. 63 64 - Due to their support to us, Keytronic can be sure that they 65 will sell keyboards to some of the 3 million (at least) 66 Linux users. 67 68 - Many thanks to ing bÃ¼ro h doran [http://www.ibhdoran.com]! 69 It was almost impossible to get a PC backplate USB connector 70 for the motherboard here at Europe (mine, home-made, was 71 quite lousy :). Now I know where to acquire nice USB stuff! 72 73 - Genius Germany donated a USB mouse to test the mouse boot 74 protocol. They've also donated a F-23 digital joystick and a 75 NetMouse Pro. Thanks! 76 77 - AVM GmbH Berlin is supporting the development of the Linux 78 USB driver for the AVM ISDN Controller B1 USB. AVM is a 79 leading manufacturer for active and passive ISDN Controllers 80 and CAPI 2.0-based software. The active design of the AVM B1 81 is open for all OS platforms, including Linux. 82 83 - Thanks to Y-E Data, Inc. for donating their FlashBuster-U 84 USB Floppy Disk Drive, so we could test the bulk transfer 85 code. 86 87 - Many thanks to Logitech for contributing a three axis USB 88 mouse. 89 90 Logitech designs, manufactures and markets 91 Human Interface Devices, having a long history and 92 experience in making devices such as keyboards, mice, 93 trackballs, cameras, loudspeakers and control devices for 94 gaming and professional use. 95 96 Being a recognized vendor and seller for all these devices, 97 they have donated USB mice, a joystick and a scanner, as a 98 way to acknowledge the importance of Linux and to allow 99 Logitech customers to enjoy support in their favorite 100 operating systems and all Linux users to use Logitech and 101 other USB hardware. 102 103 Logitech is official sponsor of the Linux Conference on 104 Feb. 11th 1999 in Vienna, where we'll will present the 105 current state of the Linux USB effort. 106 107 - CATC has provided means to uncover dark corners of the UHCI 108 inner workings with a USB Inspector. 109 110 - Thanks to Entrega for providing PCI to USB cards, hubs and 111 converter products for development. 112 113 - Thanks to ConnectTech for providing a WhiteHEAT usb to 114 serial converter, and the documentation for the device to 115 allow a driver to be written. 116 117 - Thanks to ADMtek for providing Pegasus and Pegasus II 118 evaluation boards, specs and valuable advices during 119 the driver development. 120 121 And thanks go to (hey! in no particular order :) 122 123 - Oren Tirosh <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for standing so patiently 124 all my doubts'bout USB and giving lots of cool ideas. 125 126 - Jochen Karrer <email@example.com>, for 127 pointing out mortal bugs and giving advice. 128 129 - Edmund Humemberger <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for it's great work on 130 public relationships and general management stuff for the 131 Linux-USB effort. 132 133 - Alberto Menegazzi <email@example.com> is starting the 134 documentation for the UUSBD. Go for it! 135 136 - Ric Klaren <firstname.lastname@example.org> for doing nice 137 introductory documents (competing with Alberto's :). 138 139 - Christian Groessler <email@example.com>, for it's help on those 140 itchy bits ... :) 141 142 - Paul MacKerras for polishing OHCI and pushing me harder for 143 the iMac support, giving improvements and enhancements. 144 145 - Fernando Herrera <firstname.lastname@example.org> has taken 146 charge of composing, maintaining and feeding the 147 long-awaited, unique and marvelous UUSBD FAQ! Tadaaaa!!! 148 149 - Rasca Gmelch <email@example.com> has revived the raw driver and 150 pointed bugs, as well as started the uusbd-utils package. 151 152 - Peter Dettori <firstname.lastname@example.org> is uncovering bugs like 153 crazy, as well as making cool suggestions, great :) 154 155 - All the Free Software and Linux community, the FSF & the GNU 156 project, the MIT X consortium, the TeX people ... everyone! 157 You know who you are! 158 159 - Big thanks to Richard Stallman for creating Emacs! 160 161 - The people at the linux-usb mailing list, for reading so 162 many messages :) Ok, no more kidding; for all your advises! 163 164 - All the people at the USB Implementors Forum for their 165 help and assistance. 166 167 - Nathan Myers <email@example.com>, for his advice! (hope you 168 liked Cibeles' party). 169 170 - Linus Torvalds, for starting, developing and managing Linux. 171 172 - Mike Smith, Craig Keithley, Thierry Giron and Janet Schank 173 for convincing me USB Standard hubs are not that standard 174 and that's good to allow for vendor specific quirks on the 175 standard hub driver.