Invitation to ubuntu developers
timschmidt at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 23:10:54 GMT 2006
On 11/25/06, Dennis Kaarsemaker <dennis at kaarsemaker.net> wrote:
> * The drivers don't violate the GPL
"Closed source Linux kernel modules are illegal."
"Closed source Linux kernel modules are unworkable."
"Closed source Linux kernel modules are unethical."
That's Greg K-H talking... not me. I think it's safe to say he knows
better than just about anyone else on this list. Yep. I said it.
And it's true.
> * The decision to maybe use binary drivers by default was taken by the
> community as present on the development summit and driven by user
> demand for bling. The contract with microsoft was carried out in
> complete secrecy by Novell and not driven by user demand
Ummm... I'm community too... and I care a lot more about legal,
functioning, and moral software than illegal, unworkable, unethical
> * Feisty isn't released yet, the decision to use binary drivers by
> default can still be reverted
Good. +1 for that.
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