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Re: bluetooth keyboard [was:Re: Intel Edison]

Michael McConville-2
(Was eaten by mailing list problems - resending.)

ludovic coues wrote:
> 2015-08-28 12:32 GMT+02:00 Quartz <[hidden email]>:
> > Just out of curiosity, are there any plans to support bluetooth at
> > some point in the future?
>
> From what I heard, there was some support in the past. But people
> stopped to update the code, it rotted with time and it was removed. So
> I assume that bluetooth might be supported again if someone show
> enough interest in doing so.

tedu deleted it at a hackathon last year:

        http://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article&sid=20140729070721

I know FreeBSD's Bluetooth implementation is tied into some sort of
plugin-ish network stack framework that the devs (Theo, IIRC) don't
like, so it can't be ported. I don't know about the situation with
NetBSD.

Anecdotally, it seems like Bluetooth isn't used much these days.

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