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SubjectRe: Games (was Re: SVGA kernel chipset drivers)
On Thu, 6 Jun 1996, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Now, if we can make Linux a great game platform WITHOUT compromising
> > these goals, then fine. However, at least Linus and some others don't
> > seem to think that's possible.
>
> Here you're touching on one of the problems. It's pretty hard to support games
> in a _good_ manner without just giving up the whole machine. And I have to

Ok. My point about gaming under Linux was based on the assumption
that it would compromise other things to make Linux THE game platform.
If that assumption turns out to be wrong, then OF COURSE development
should move in that direction.

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