[linux-elitists] biggest binary blob EVAH? was: So, Microsoft spent that good will already.

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Jul 24 20:27:17 PDT 2009


On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 09:36:41AM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 12:48:31PM -0400, D. Joe Anderson wrote:
> > It's important work, you're doing well, thank you.  We can be
> > glad you're making some sort of incremental progress.  At least,
> > some of us are open to seeing this bit as progress, rather than
> > as a big noisy distraction from getting more drivers for real
> > hardware.
> 
> Now there's an interesting use for this code drop: saying to other hardware
> companies who don't provide GPL'd/Linux drivers "hey, look, even *Microsoft*
> says you should provide GPL drivers for your hardware, so how about it,
> huh?"

What makes you think people haven't already used this line :)

thanks,

greg k-h


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