Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Jun 2008 09:49 UTC
3D News, GL, DirectX Yesterday, we reported on the statement several kernel developers had signed that urged hardware manufacturers to open up their Linux modules and drivers. "We, the undersigned Linux kernel developers, consider any closed-source Linux kernel module or driver to be harmful and undesirable," the statement read. Nvidia, which delivers probably the most prominent closed-source Linux driver, has reiterated its position concerning this matter.
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I've seen it happen and ...
by gnemmi on Wed 25th Jun 2008 17:20 UTC
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It boils down to:

1) you give your customers what they ask for.
2) go to bankrupcy.

It's just a matter of time ...

And with two other vendors offering customers what they are asking for (one of them beign intel, which is flooding the market with its embedded GPU in every single motherboard they sell ..) time runs a lot faster ... ;)

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