I think peoples attitude about open/closed source drivers will usually
align with their philosophies in general. I don't think open-source
people will have a big problem with closed source drivers(provided
they are free of charge/beer-free), but free software people will.
Just my personal opinion.
Even the good people in Shrule(say hello to Billy, in the Black River
Inn for me), will be able to get BB through Satellite(albeit with
On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 12:50:56 +0100, Thomas Bridge <thomas at wibble.to> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 12:44:12PM +0100, kevin lyda wrote
:>> > i dunno if anyone here has talked about this, but lots of graphics cards
> > have poor specs. what are the thoughts on closed source vs open source
> > drivers for graphics cards in linux?
>> Well personally I think the chances of getting the card manufacturers
> to release GPL versions of their drivers are slightly better than the
> chances of rural parts of Ireland, such as Shrule, ever seeing broadband
>> But maybe I malign the graphics cards drivers,
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