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    SubjectRe: [future of drivers?] a proposal for binary drivers.
    On Wednesday 08 March 2006 23:28, Tim Tassonis wrote:

    > OS/2 died exactly because software companies didn't write closed-source
    > software, hardware companies didn't write closed-source drivers, and IBM
    > couldn't write it all themselves.

    I read somewhere that the development kit was obscenely expensive and
    effectively locked out all hobbyists and small companies.

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