Invitation to ubuntu developers

Tim Schmidt timschmidt at gmail.com
Sun Nov 26 04:52:05 GMT 2006


On 11/25/06, Chris Jones <cmsj at canonical.com> wrote:
> While basic 2d use is *just* about sufferable with the nv driver, for
> almost all use cases it's totally inadequate (in the same way that the
> open source wifi drivers for some cards simply don't work well enough,
> so the binary ones have to be used).

Ah.  Yeah.  Right.  'Doesn't work well enough' is more then enough
justification.  I cede the point.

Seriously now...  nv works amazingly well for every use but 'bling'.
Nvidia's binary driver is literally _NEVER_ required to install the
OS.  Re-read that page with a little respect for the people who have
put years of hard work into this software.

--tim



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