Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Nov 2006 23:05 UTC, submitted by SEJeff
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Mark Shuttleworth is trying to entice OpenSUSE developers to join Ubuntu. "Novell's decision to go to great lengths to circumvent the patent framework clearly articulated in the GPL has sent shockwaves through the community. If you are an OpenSUSE developer who is concerned about the long term consequences of this pact, you may be interested in some of the events happening next week as part of the Ubuntu Open Week."
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RE[3]: GPL software users
by nicolasb on Sat 25th Nov 2006 15:17 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: GPL software users"
nicolasb
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2006-08-22

NVidia isn't distributing the driver with the kernel linked. They are merely distruting a blob and a wrapper.

What is illegal is to distribute the nvidia driver already linked with the kernel.

What the user at home or at work does is no one business.
But if a distributor links the driver with the kernel and ships it, it's illegal, period. They don't have the right to do it.

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