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SubjectRe: Why is Nvidia given GPL'd code to use in closed source drivers?
On Tue, 31 Dec 2002, David Schwartz wrote:

> I don't expect anyone to GPL unless they think they get more benefit from
> GPLing than the potential harm done. People GPL code because they want to
> 'donate' it to improve the open source movement, community, and code base.
> Attempting to arm twist such donations is worse than foolish. You think the
> open source community should be a bunch of bullies? Convince people open
> source is best, and avoid them if they don't agree.

Certainly anyone who has had a problem, posted an oops, and been told that
no one will even look at a dump from a system with the nvidia driver might
think they were being bullied...

bill davidsen <>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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