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Re: Here are some of my ideas for Fedora 8 and Fedora 9



David Boles wrote:
> on 7/5/2007 5:59 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>> David Boles wrote:
>>
>>> You talkin' ta me Les?  ;-)  Probably not.  <sigh>
>>>
>>> First, before the speech. You mentioned nVidia by name. So here is a
>>> 'readme" for those that are interested. It is about 9 months old but it
>>> just goes to show what closed source software can do for you.
>>>
>>> http://kerneltrap.org/node/7228
>> Not only is rather old....but the bug is fixed.  Checking nVidia's change log...
>>
>> 2006-10-19 version 1.0-8776
>>
>>     * Fixed Security Advisory R7-0025.
>>
>> So, the bug report is dated Oct 16, 2006 and fixed on Oct 19, 2006.
>>
>> Or, maybe that is what you wanted to point out?  I've not really been
>> reading this thread.
> 
> Did you read the whole post? You <sniped> the import part. I know it was
> long.  ;-)

No, I was kind of bored with the whole thing.  ;-)

> That part, about NVida, was put in just to show that a Newbie that can't
> figure out how to do this in the first place sure as heck will not know
> how to fix it.

That's good.

I put my $.02 in (relevant or not) just to point out that the closed source
folks do fix reported problems in a timely manner.  ;-)



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