Non-opensource drivers

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Sat Nov 25 23:22:18 GMT 2006


On zo, 2006-11-26 at 00:05 +0100, Soren Hansen wrote:
> [...] ATI and Nvidia have *chosen* to keep their drivers non-free; a
> practice that should not in any way be encouraged. [...]

Maybe they didn't but they simply don't own all the intellectual
property in their drivers. That's the "excuse" I heard a few times. That
situation also makes it hard to free their drivers. 
-- 
Dennis K.

Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.
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