Originally Posted by Evil Penguin
I don't understand the logic in your second question, though.
What does similarities between the Linux and Windows drivers have to do with whether it would be beneficial to open source the driver or not?!
Because nvidia know how to dev drivers well and if they are simular to Windows then they shouldbe of a high quality(which they are anyway in my opinion). Opensourcing the driver help fix bugs but since when has that stops Windows users hacking the driver to solve such bugs?.