GPL flag for drivers

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Tue May 15 12:55:21 PDT 2007

Gene Heskett wrote:
> So I thought (this was back in the days when XFree86 was king) I'd buy the 
> driver from xorg or something named suspiciously like it, for a $20 bill and 
> had my card duly charged since they claimed to support it right on their web 
> page.  But when the deal was consummated, that driver didn't work either, 
> didn't even acknowledge there was a card installed in the box.  xorg, or 
> whomever it was, denied my request for a refund based on the fact that I did 
> download the driver and had therefore executed it.

Xig perhaps?   That's the closest name to Xorg I know of that has sold drivers.
Xorg certainly never has.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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