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SubjectRe: Why is Nvidia given GPL'd code to use in closed source drivers?
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On Fri, 2003-01-03 at 04:06, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 10:32:30PM -0500, Richard Stallman wrote:
> > But we could make do with even less cooperation than that. If they
> > just provide the necessary specs to a person who wants to extend the
> > free drivers that exist, that would be sufficient.
>
> Give it up, Stallman, we live in a capitalistic world. The Russians
> tried communism and it didn't work. It won't work here either, the
> kernel folks aren't that stupid. Some people actually do learn from
> history.

It won't work? Most of the software you use is Free Software. I don't
see anyone using Linux and not using Free software. I use only software
that is Free, and I'm not limited by doing it, in any sense. And it
won't work? It IS working.

And I don't buy NVIDIA hardware.

--
Marco Monteiro

"You are wise, witty, and wonderful, but you
spend too much time reading this sort of trash."
--/.
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