GPL flag for drivers

Daniel Stone daniel at
Tue May 15 08:39:52 PDT 2007

On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 10:33:21AM -0400, Sascha Hlusiak wrote:
> > So why not prohibit the use of binary drivers in Btw, forget the
> > Linux/GPL thing.
> Why prohibit binary drivers? So you do not need to give support? You can do 
> this already right now!
> 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. 

Er, just as a reminder, both myself (Nokia) and a number of other people
represent companies developing embedded systems or consumer devices that
have either a fully open source base, or something very close to it. :)

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