GPL flag for drivers

Andreas Girlich xorg at
Tue May 15 09:07:35 PDT 2007

On Tue, 15 May 2007 08:50:46 -0700
Kean Johnston <kean at> wrote:

> > Such a driver is black box which has an effect on the rest of the
> > program in a matter we don't really know.
> And don't really need to care either IMHO. provides a plugin

I would definitly not a driver call a plugin. A program with plugins
runs without them, too. X without driver is useless.

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