Invitation to ubuntu developers

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Mon Nov 27 01:30:24 GMT 2006

On Sun, Nov 26, 2006 at 08:17:54PM +0100, Jeremy Schoenhaar wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 26.11.2006, 17:33 +0000 schrieb Matthew Garrett:
> > On Sun, Nov 26, 2006 at 04:34:49PM +0100, Jeremy Schoenhaar wrote:
> > > Nobody is saying that we should not strive for a workable opensource
> > > driver for ATI/NVIDIA cards, WIFI cards, etc.. But until we have them we
> > > are forced to use the best solution at hand. 
> > 
> > For very limited definitions of "forced".
> Ever tried playing planet-penguin-racer with the nv driver? 

Nobody is forced to play planet-penguin-racer. In fact, most of our 
users don't.

> Freedom of choice is also an important part of the GNU/Linux 
> philisophy, not giving a newbie that choice is restricting his 
> freedom.

The user has that choice regardless of whether or not we provide a 

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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