Re: New licence and driver SDK ?
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Le Mercredi 3 Mars 2004 21:00, Alan Coopersmith a écrit : > Nicolas Boulay wrote: > > It avoid proprietary fork. It avoid to close the code add 1% of line, > > make it uncompatible to keep your customers. That's exactly what append > > to spice (a cad tools, used everywhere but each version is incompatible). > > Unfortunately, in today's graphics market, preventing that means > preventing companies from providing drivers for their boards since > they don't want their trade secrets made public. You have the choice > of not supporting those practices if you don't mind not getting all > the performance out of your hardware that you paid for when you bought > it, but applying the GPL to an X distribution takes that choice away > from everyone who uses it. That's not the point at all. A lot of closed modules still existe for the GPL linux kernel. Maybe one a day a new comers will came with GPL drivers and be help to be more stable and fast. nicO _______________________________________________ Forum mailing list Forum@xxxxxxxxxxx http://XFree86.Org/mailman/listinfo/forum
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