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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archiesteel
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2005-07-02

So I was right, this is really an anti-GPL rant. Never mind that this is absolutely irrelevant to the topic at hand, since NVIDIA and ATI drivers are not part of the Windows NT kernel either.

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