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

Shlomi Fish shlomif@iglu.org.il
Wed Nov 9 00:39:32 PST 2005

On Wednesday 09 November 2005 08:21, Ben Finney wrote:
> On 09-Nov-2005, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > I already sent a reply to Chip Turner about this, but it did not
> > arrive at the list.
> You might want to just reply on-list in future, rather than Cc to
> people who are already subscribed. (That's what my Mail-Followup-To
> header field explicitly requests you do.)


> > Sorry, but one cannot change a petition after it was started,
> Can it be viewed for discussion before opening it to votes? That might
> avoid wasting another round like this on the next one.

It cannot, I'm afriad.

> > because otherwise people might sign a different petition than the
> > one they read.
> Starting a new petition that asks for something more reasonable isn't
> an option?

That's an option, naturally.

> > > I don't know how many people have currently signed the petition,
> > > because the "View Current Signatures" link simply sends me a
> > > document with a broken Content-Type.
> >
> > Works perfectly for me on Firefox 1.0.x. Seems to be a bit broken on
> > Konqueror. There seem to be 11 signatures for the time being.


	Shlomi Fish

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