First Computer Store

Dave G4UGM dave.g4ugm at
Sun Jul 26 16:12:49 CDT 2015

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> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of Ali
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> Subject: RE: First Computer Store
> > The whole VID & PID works because of "gentleman's agreements" (ie use
> > your own VID and don't pretend to be someone else's).  It's not clear
> > how to solve this for folks that don't follow the rules.
> If it is a gentleman's agreement (i.e. no licensing/certification fees)
> wouldn't people use their own VID/PID? Is it because they do not want to
> develop drivers?

Its not a gentlemens agreement. The USB.ORG sue folks who try and sell block
of IDs.

so folks just pinch them..


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