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SubjectRe: Why is Nvidia given GPL'd code to use in closed source drivers?
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On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 17:04, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> Seriously though, just what is it that graphic CPU makers are
> protecting? I can't imagine "how to program our spiffy CPU'" docs exposing
> anything important to their competition. Imagine Intel or AMD trying that
> tactic for _their_ next CPU. What makes graphics CPUs so special?
Giving away the technical detail probably shows where they are infringing
other people's patents.

I _hate_ intellectual property.

Brad
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