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SubjectRe: Why is Nvidia given GPL'd code to use in closed source drivers?


Paul Jakma wrote:

> On Tue, 31 Dec 2002, Mark Rutherford wrote:
>
> > the Linux drivers, are in my opinion far more superior than the Window$
> > drivers.
> > After all, you do get the kernel module source code....
>
> No you do not.
>
> You get source to the code that shims a big binary object file into
> whatever kernel you compile against.

I stand corrected here... (silence)

>
>
> > I dont think we should fault them, at least they give us something,
> > we need to focus on the companies that give us NOTHING.
>
> they havnt given us anything.

well, change 'us' to 'Linux users'
why? well we can use our expensive hardware.
to some, thats all that matters.
personally, I would like to see the code :)

>
> > end of rant :)
>
> regards,
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