Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th Sep 2007 20:16 UTC, submitted by Michael
AMD AMD started delivering on their word of providing GPU specifications to the open-source community without a Non-Disclosure Agreement, and now with the 2007 X Developer Summit having come to a close, we asked several key members of the X.Org community on how they judge AMD's recent move. They were also asked if they believe NVIDIA will follow suit in helping the open-source community. Those that responded were David Airlie, Daniel Stone, Jerome Glisse, Stephane Marchesin, and Oliver McFadden. Mark Shuttleworth had also previously commented on AMD's efforts.
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RE: Re: Nvidia
by El-Al on Sat 15th Sep 2007 22:44 UTC
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"They so far have written crappy drivers, which is the major reason people use NV."

Hmmm...a sweeping generalization I think!
Depends on what OS you use, whether or not 'people' even understand what they are buying when they buy a PC.

If you're talking about a small minority of people building computers to run Linux _specifically_ then I shouldn't think ATI gives a rats ass about your opinion, their bread and butter will come from winxp/vista sales
at this point in time.

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