Point of debate--> was Re: [svlug] Installing NVIDIA Drivers on RH 8.0
linuxcpa at netscape.net
Wed Oct 23 11:28:49 PDT 2002
I think the debate itself is more important than my opinion....
I am also wondering that if Linux in general is loosing users to Mac OSX.
Ok, assuming we do (yeah we might not...)
Which of the following alternatives (in a general sense) would we rather
1. Signing hardware realted non-disclosure agreements only
2. Have more people use software that is subjectively more proprietary
in general via OSX
Greg Herlein wrote:
>>Why not just sign a not disclosure agreement and precompile the drivers
>Yes, that's what companies like NVIDIA and others do, and then
>provide wrapper code around the core binary to interface to a
>variety of kernels at compile time as well.
>But Ken wanted to know reasons why they would not open their
>source in the first place, so I was trying to explain some of the
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