[linux-elitists] Petitition for Nvidia to Release Open-Source Drivers

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Mon Nov 7 07:20:21 PST 2005

Quoting Ben Finney (ben@benfinney.id.au):

> A much better request would be for what already exists: specifications
> and interfaces for controlling the hardware? This not only be more
> reasonable; it would allow *anyone* to write drivers, for any
> operating system, under any license the author chooses.

Hear, hear.  I also see no reason to go around looking like a bunch of
supplicdants to industry.  If you want to make an impression, either
join the reverse-engineering effort if you can, or vote with your
dollars (shekelim, etc.) by buying other manufacturers' equipment if you

Enough with the ceremonies of powerlessness.

Rick Moen                      "vi is my shepherd; I shall not font."
rick@linuxmafia.com                               -- Psalm 0.1 beta

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