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Re: Xorg 1.5 missed the train?



On Tue, 20 May 2008 19:04:03 -0700
"Christopher Stone" <chris stone gmail com> wrote:

> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 7:00 PM, Dave Airlie <airlied redhat com> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> You can have your pony, I would just like one day to actually be able
> >> to recommend the OS I use to my neighbors without being embarrassed.
> >>
> >
> > Well since you recommend they use binary software, why not just say use
> > Windows?
> 
> I always recommend the *best* software.  In *most* cases this is open
> source.  In the case of nVidia 3D drivers, it's closed source.  In a
> perfect world everything would be open source, in the real world
> everything isn't open source.

In your perfect world, everyone would agree with your approach and this
entire conversation wouldn't happen.

In the real world, you're asking Fedora to do something to enable
binary drivers which goes against it's goals. And then you're whining
about it when we say no.

josh


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