GPL flag for x.org drivers
eich at freedesktop.org
Tue May 15 23:04:01 PDT 2007
Gene Heskett writes:
> So I thought (this was back in the days when XFree86 was king) I'd buy the
> driver from xorg or something named suspiciously like it, for a $20 bill and
> had my card duly charged since they claimed to support it right on their web
> page. But when the deal was consummated, that driver didn't work either,
> didn't even acknowledge there was a card installed in the box. xorg, or
> whomever it was, denied my request for a refund based on the fact that I did
> download the driver and had therefore executed it.
Just for the record: X.Org never was in the business of selling drivers.
Neither the Foundation now nor the old X.Org.
Could it be that you are confusing this with XIG?
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