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[3]: I'm all for it.
by gilboa on Wed 19th Apr 2006 21:08 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I'm all for it."
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I stand corrected then. Being a non European, I assumed that Fraunhofer was the name of the patent holder (a man) and not a name of an institute.


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