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SubjectRe: Honest does not pay here ...
On Tue, 07 Jan 2003, Dana Lacoste wrote:

> On Mon, 2003-01-06 at 18:41, Matthias Andree wrote:
> > You're at the author's mercy if you need to upgrade your kernel or if
> > the driver doesn't work for you. I'd rather know before buying a product
> > (modem, GFX board, ...) if there's either non-NDA'd documentation or
> > better an OpenSource driver or at least support for such.
> Which is why you chose an open source driver over a closed source
> driver, but you're STILL ignoring the "any driver is better than none"
> argument.

Depends on the driver quality. If it's stable, then it might qualify. If
it confuses my computer, then I'll rather sell the hardware to someone
who doesn't use Linux and buy a hardware that is documented and has
decent OpenSource drivers.

Matthias Andree
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