Non-opensource drivers

Jeremy Schoenhaar jeremy at
Sun Nov 26 09:48:59 GMT 2006

Am Sonntag, den 26.11.2006, 03:16 -0500 schrieb Benj. Mako Hill:
> <quote who="Colin Watson" date="Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 04:44:20PM +0000">
> > At present, the accelerated-x specification calls for it to be the
> > default. I don't especially like the idea, but it isn't my call. Making
> > it optional seems like something I can easily do to make things a bit
> > better for those who don't like binary drivers while not inconveniencing
> > those who do, and it will potentially make it easier to turn the option
> > off by default in the future.
> > 
> > Question: should the same checkbox govern binary wireless drivers (e.g.)
> > too, i.e. turn off the restricted component altogether?
> That makes sense to me. It's what I'd want to do.
Maybe it would end the flame war over this if we'd say "don't have the
checkbox checked by default, but make sure it is clearly visable to the
installing person" maybe with a messagebox type of thing.

Jeremy Schoenhaar

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