[News] Open Letters Ask for Open-Sourced NVIDIA, RIAA/MPAA(et al)-Free EU
  Home FAQ Contact Sign in
comp.os.linux.advocacy only
 
Advanced search
POPULAR GROUPS

more...

comp.os.linux.advocacy Profileā€¦
 Up
[News] Open Letters Ask for Open-Sourced NVIDIA, RIAA/MPAA(et al)-Free EU         


Author: Roy Schestowitz
Date: Mar 1, 2008 18:24

OpenTheBlob.com - An Open Letter To NVIDIA

,----[ Quote ]
| We the GNU/Linux community and the undersigned, kindly request that you,
| NVIDIA Corporation, increase your efforts in better enabling the open-source
| community to develop free software drivers for your graphics hardware. Your
| major competitors in this market, AMD/ATI and Intel, have not only supported
| the community in open-source driver development efforts but they are now
| openly releasing hardware programming documentation.
`----

http://www.opentheblob.com/nvidia/index.php?signatures=normal

Tell the EU: Keep Copyright Sound!
Show full article (5.29Kb)
4 Comments
Re: [News] Open Letters Ask for Open-Sourced NVIDIA, RIAA/MPAA(et al)-Free EU         


Author: Moshe Goldfarb
Date: Mar 1, 2008 21:38

On Sat, 01 Mar 2008 17:24:08 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> OpenTheBlob.com - An Open Letter To NVIDIA
>
> ,----[ Quote ]
>| We the GNU/Linux community and the undersigned, kindly request that you,
>| NVIDIA Corporation, increase your efforts in better enabling the open-source
>| community to develop free software drivers for your graphics hardware. Your
>| major competitors in this market, AMD/ATI and Intel, have not only supported
>| the community in open-source driver development efforts but they are now
>| openly releasing hardware programming documentation.

WTF would Nvidia want to totally screw up their products by putting the
source code in the hands of the Linux hacks?

Shit, they, the Linux basement dweller hacks, would probably turn the top
of the line Nvidia into one of these things:

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NjM1NQ

". The current Project VGA board has 16MB of SD RAM, Xilinx Spartan 3 s400
FPGA under 100MHz, and uses the PCI bus. These first-run prototypes will
cost over $200 USD with no guarantees to work or warranties."
Show full article (1.39Kb)
no comments
Re: [News] Open Letters Ask for Open-Sourced NVIDIA, RIAA/MPAA(et al)-Free EU         


Author: 7
Date: Mar 1, 2008 22:39

Micoshaft fraudster and asstroturfer Moshe Goldfarb wrote on behalf of
micoshaft corporation:
> On Sat, 01 Mar 2008 17:24:08 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>
>> OpenTheBlob.com - An Open Letter To NVIDIA
>>
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| We the GNU/Linux community and the undersigned, kindly request that you,
>>| NVIDIA Corporation, increase your efforts in better enabling the
>>| open-source community to develop free software drivers for your graphics
>>| hardware. Your major competitors in this market, AMD/ATI and Intel, have
>>| not only supported the community in open-source driver development
>>| efforts but they are now openly releasing hardware programming
>>| documentation.
>
>
> WTF would Nvidia want to totally screw up their products by putting the
> source code in the hands of the Linux hacks?

Typical micoshaft funded fraudster at work.
Show full article (1.98Kb)
no comments
Re: [News] Open Letters Ask for Open-Sourced NVIDIA, RIAA/MPAA(et al)-Free EU         


Author: Mushi Goldfart
Date: Mar 2, 2008 06:28

no comments
Re: [News] Open Letters Ask for Open-Sourced NVIDIA, RIAA/MPAA(et al)-Free EU         


Author: Mark Kent
Date: Mar 3, 2008 08:26

7 www.enemygadgets.com> espoused:
> Micoshaft fraudster and asstroturfer Moshe Goldfarb wrote on behalf of
> micoshaft corporation:
>
>> On Sat, 01 Mar 2008 17:24:08 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>
>>> OpenTheBlob.com - An Open Letter To NVIDIA
>>>
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| We the GNU/Linux community and the undersigned, kindly request that you,
>>>| NVIDIA Corporation, increase your efforts in better enabling the
>>>| open-source community to develop free software drivers for your graphics
>>>| hardware. Your major competitors in this market, AMD/ATI and Intel, have
>>>| not only supported the community in open-source driver development
>>>| efforts but they are now openly releasing hardware programming
>>>| documentation.
>>
>>
>> WTF would Nvidia want to totally screw up their products by putting the
>> source code in the hands of the Linux hacks? ...
Show full article (1.57Kb)
no comments