GPL flag for drivers

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at
Tue May 15 08:34:23 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 10:33 -0400, Sascha Hlusiak wrote:
> X.Org is not GPL, it's much less restrictive and companies should be allowed 
> to create drivers for embedded devices if they wish to. 

Nonsense. Many companies do embedded systems with Linux and custom
drivers, much more than companies doing custom Xorg drivers.

> I think, companies like ATI an Nvidia might drop support for
> Linux/X.Org, when you force them to open their source

Maybe, maybe not. And some people don't care.


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