rlrevell at joe-job.com
Wed Jun 7 07:17:05 BST 2006
On Wed, 2006-06-07 at 16:04 +1000, Alexander Jacob Tsykin wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 June 2006 08:39, Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-06-07 at 08:19 +1000, Alexander Jacob Tsykin wrote:
> > > On the other hand, not accepting them makes your computer unusable if
> > > you use it for anything involving 3d, and Nvidia haven't done anything
> > > too horrible that I know about, so I'm willing to accept their binary
> > > only drivers.
> > Yes, it's a choice between convenience and freedom. Not to mention that
> > many of the kernel developers consider the Nvidia driver to be a
> > violation of their copyright.
> > Lots of people have no use for 3D anyway.
> Whether the Nvidia driver is a violation of their copyright is a matter for
> the lawyers, and I'm sure they'll settle it appropriately.
> As for the usefulness of 3D, I do have a use for it, which is all that's
> important in this case. As for others, they will have to decide for
> themselves, but I do not think many would choose not to use the Nvidia
This thread is about ethics, not what's useful.
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