"Jeff Garzik offered an interesting status summary on the
current state of Wireless drivers in the Linux Kernel. He begins,
'another banner year has passed, with Linux once again proving its
superiority in the area of crappy wireless (WiFi) support. Linux
oldsters love the current state of wireless, because it hearkens
back to the heady days of Yuri Gagarin, Sputnik and Linux kernel
0.99, when getting hardware to work under Linux required either
engineering knowledge or luck (or both).'
"Jeff pointed out that there's still a need for an official
wireless maintainer, 'I'm just the defacto guy, with no interest in
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