Vendor support (was Re: The ati petition)

Vladimir Dergachev volodya at
Sat Sep 4 11:48:28 PDT 2004

On Sat, 4 Sep 2004, Lee Revell wrote:

> On Sat, 2004-09-04 at 12:13, Alex Deucher wrote:
>> The only thing that requires the use of
>> their binary module is 3D acceleration for their current chips.  Ati
>> is no different than any other chip vender at this point.  With the
>> exception of intel no other vendor has released opensource drivers or
>> databooks for current generation 3D chips.
> s/[Ii]ntel/Intel and VIA/

It would be nice if there was a webpage someplace that described what 
vendors have done to help Open Source drivers. I never knew about VIA for 
example - what features are support with their cards ? Which docs are 
available and on what conditions ?

                           thank you !

                               Vladimir Dergachev

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