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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,
    > --
    > Paul Jakma Sys Admin Alphyra
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    Mark Rutherford
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