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SubjectRe: Nvidia and its choice to read the GPL "differently"
On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 06:54:49PM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 11, 2003 at 03:26:12AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Its not ham you need its utter arrogance and a complete lack of understanding
> > that writing an OS is a seriously hard problem. There is a whole world of
> > mysticism around the concept of a 'beginners mind' although to me
> > "Im sorry nobody told me it was impossible" sums it up far better.
>
> Indeed. Lots of things which are hard look easy to people who haven't
> done them. Operating systems don't have a corner on that market.

For a slightly off-topic example for those interested - Turbine Games
(www.turbinegames.com) has talked about this a bit in their history, if
I'm remembering correctly - literally, they just didn't know that the
game they were building "couldn't be done", so they did it.

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Ryan Anderson
sometimes Pug Majere
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