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    SubjectRe: kill -9 <pid of X>
    On Mon, 17 Aug 1998, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
    > So if a video card maker wants an accelerated driver for Linux they can do
    > four things:
    > 1) Release specs and let the community create the driver.
    > 2) Pay someone to make a driver under the GPL.
    > 3) Create their own and release it under the GPL.
    > 4) Create their own and keep it under NDA.
    > The video driver people would review code for stability and approve it.
    > Smart Linux users will only use approved drivers.

    4a) They must create binary drivers for all possible Linux platforms their
    devices fit in physically and electrically. If not, they must not be



    Geert Uytterhoeven
    Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
    Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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