Bryan O'Donoghue wrote:
> If I 'choose' to use a sub standard product and the only person that
> effects is me, then, that's my problem.
>But you're not the only person it affects. For each and every person who
uses binary only drivers reinforces in the minds
of the companies who produce them that these drivers are okay.
ATI have stopped giving specs out (I know the specs came from the
Weather Channel paying money). I don't
think nvidia have ever given out 3D specs for their cards. It also helps
the marketing department for other companies
to say "Oh, linux people only care about getting a driver, not getting
an open source one. We'll make
ours binary only too". Things are only getting worse in this regard,
not better (802.11b cards vs 802.11g, etc).
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