GPL flag for x.org drivers
alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Tue May 15 10:45:43 PDT 2007
> The anouncement is not as clear as I would have liked but AMD does have a
> history of supporting open source through their work on the Linux kernel and
> this is a good sign that at some point we might start seeing open source
> drivers for AMD/ATI hardware. In addition this may put pressure on nvidia to
> open up either their driver sources or their hardware specs.
I wouldn't hold your breath. They've been saying stuff like this for a
very long time and they still can't review a tiny bit of code and clear
an NDA on it so we can get 2D support for their current chips.
Their actions speak volumes and I'll believe any more when I see it and
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