Synaptics MIT license approved

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Wed May 16 14:30:28 PDT 2007

On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 04:15:42PM -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:

> Last time this was suggested, the general opinion was to not allow it
> into freedesktop since it was and xorg driver that was GPL.

I think the assumption that xorg drivers are always going to be either 
MIT/X11 or proprietary is probably false. If we have the source, the 
right to modify it and the right to distribute those modified versions, 
why is carrying them on fd.o a problem?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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