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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Cause and effect
by KenJackson on Wed 19th Apr 2006 12:22 UTC in reply to "Choice..?"
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Why should it matter if the ATI/nVidia drivers are closed source?
Why should it matter if I pee on my side of the pool when you are on the other side?

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