Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 18th Apr 2006 17:49 UTC
Linux Efforts to bring glitzy new graphics to Linux are fueling an old conflict: Does proprietary software belong in open-source Linux? The issue involves software modules called drivers, which plug into the kernel at the heart of the open-source operating system. Drivers let software communicate with hardware such as network adapters, hard drives and video cards.
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RE[5]: My answer is YES
by cr8dle2grave on Tue 18th Apr 2006 21:45 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: My answer is YES"
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Is the Mac then also not-ready-for-the-desktop? After all, it supports an order of magnitude fewer components than Linux does?

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