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   1Credits for the Simple Linux USB Driver:
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   3The following people have contributed to this code (in alphabetical
   4order by last name).  I'm sure this list should be longer, its
   5difficult to maintain, add yourself with a patch if desired.
   6
   7  Georg Acher <acher@informatik.tu-muenchen.de>
   8  David Brownell <dbrownell@users.sourceforge.net>
   9  Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
  10  Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@intel.com>
  11  Johannes Erdfelt <johannes@erdfelt.com>
  12  Deti Fliegl <deti@fliegl.de>
  13  ham <ham@unsuave.com>
  14  Bradley M Keryan <keryan@andrew.cmu.edu>
  15  Greg Kroah-Hartman <greg@kroah.com>
  16  Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>
  17  Paul Mackerras <paulus@cs.anu.edu.au>
  18  Petko Manlolov <petkan@dce.bg>
  19  David E. Nelson <dnelson@jump.net>
  20  Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>
  21  Bill Ryder <bryder@sgi.com>
  22  Thomas Sailer <sailer@ife.ee.ethz.ch>
  23  Gregory P. Smith <greg@electricrain.com>
  24  Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
  25  Roman Weissgaerber <weissg@vienna.at>
  26  <Kazuki.Yasumatsu@fujixerox.co.jp>
  27
  28Special thanks to:
  29
  30  Inaky Perez Gonzalez <inaky@peloncho.fis.ucm.es> 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
  37Additional thanks to the following companies and people for donations
  38of hardware, support, time and development (this is from the original
  39THANKS 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 büro 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 <orenti@hishome.net>, for standing so patiently
 124          all my doubts'bout USB and giving lots of cool ideas.
 125
 126        - Jochen Karrer <karrer@wpfd25.physik.uni-wuerzburg.de>, for
 127          pointing out mortal bugs and giving advice.
 128
 129        - Edmund Humemberger <ed@atnet.at>, for it's great work on
 130          public relationships and general management stuff for the
 131          Linux-USB effort.
 132
 133        - Alberto Menegazzi <flash@flash.iol.it> is starting the
 134          documentation for the UUSBD. Go for it!
 135
 136        - Ric Klaren <ia_ric@cs.utwente.nl> for doing nice
 137          introductory documents (competing with Alberto's :).
 138
 139        - Christian Groessler <cpg@aladdin.de>, 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 <fherrera@eurielec.etsit.upm.es> has taken
 146          charge of composing, maintaining and feeding the
 147          long-awaited, unique and marvelous UUSBD FAQ! Tadaaaa!!!
 148
 149        - Rasca Gmelch <thron@gmx.de> has revived the raw driver and
 150          pointed bugs, as well as started the uusbd-utils package.
 151
 152        - Peter Dettori <dettori@ozy.dec.com> 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 <ncm@cantrip.org>, 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.
 176
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