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

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Wed Nov 9 13:00:28 PST 2005


Quoting Etienne Goyer (etienne.goyer@videotron.ca):
 
> It's just that, with regard to getting a decent level of 3D
> acceleration in Linux, there is nowhere else to put your money.

Check those patent expiration dates, and set your alarm.

> So the situation is a matter of compromise.  For some people, it's an
> entirely reasonnable compromise to live without decent 3D acceleration
> whatsoever, or to use a proprietary OS when you need it.  For other,
> it's not.  If you fall within the second group, what are you supposed
> to do ?

Get out of it.  ;->




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