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Re: [gNewSense-users] Compatible Video Cards with 3D Acceleration

From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Compatible Video Cards with 3D Acceleration
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 18:01:45 -0400
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Kevin Dean wrote:
> AMD has announced that they will "open source" their drivers, they
never said they would make them
> Libre! The Radeon driver and the linux kernel BOTH contain binary
> blobs that restrict a user's ability to modify, and learn from them.

That isn't open source either.

> AMD may very well release fully modifyable, GPL drivers but they might
> not. As of today, they have not, and I wouldn't put my money into a
> product that might NEVER release such things.

Of course.  I think he meant if libre drivers were released.

Matt Flaschen

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