Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Feb 2008 10:44 UTC, submitted by Michael Larabel
Intel At the Linux.Conf.Au conference today, Intel has announced NDA-free programming documentation covering the 965 Express and G35 Express IGPs. Intel's display driver has long been open-source, but up until now, they have not been releasing the programming documentation for these products to the public. This move comes months after AMD announced their new open-source strategy and began releasing register documentation on their R500 and R600 GPUs. These newly released documents by Intel even cover 3D and video programming for their IGPs.
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its all good
by TechGeek on Fri 1st Feb 2008 20:25 UTC
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I am happy to see Intel doing this. But as a long time Nvidia owner, I will not leave them with out good reason. They were the first to support Linux and I have Geforce2 cards that still have working drivers for them. They may not be the newest, but they are available. Sure I would like Nvidia to move to a more open stance, but I have never had problems getting their stuff to work, usually better than the alternatives.

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