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SubjectRe: Why is Nvidia given GPL'd code to use in closed source drivers?
On 3 Jan 2003, Marco Monteiro wrote:

> On Fri, 2003-01-03 at 04:06, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 10:32:30PM -0500, Richard Stallman wrote:
> > > But we could make do with even less cooperation than that. If they
> > > just provide the necessary specs to a person who wants to extend the
> > > free drivers that exist, that would be sufficient.
> >
> > Give it up, Stallman, we live in a capitalistic world. The Russians
> > tried communism and it didn't work. It won't work here either, the
> > kernel folks aren't that stupid. Some people actually do learn from
> > history.
> It won't work? Most of the software you use is Free Software. I don't
> see anyone using Linux and not using Free software. I use only software
> that is Free, and I'm not limited by doing it, in any sense. And it
> won't work? It IS working.
> And I don't buy NVIDIA hardware.

Excellent you exercise your freedom of choice.
Now do not take away anyone elses and all is cool.
What is so hard about that?

Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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