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Re: The future of Linux - architecture and package inter-dependencies



On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 10:35 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 04:22:00PM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 15:56 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > >  But openmotif isn't even free software,
> > 
> > Depends on your definition of "free software". Motif had been closed
> > source until several years ago, but times are a-changing:
> 
> OpenMotif is not free software by the FSF test. You can't for example use it
> with proprietary Nvidia drivers loaded.

Only if you consider Nvidia's drivers to be integral part of the kernel.
I consider them to be optional add-ons/plug-ins.

Ralf



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