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Old 07-25-06, 05:40 PM   #5
zbiggy
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Default Re: Opinions on driver license

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Originally Posted by acreal
That's the first line : "I use the binary driver and use 3d acceleration."

If the free driver was feature complete, nobody (or few) would use the binary driver. Distros would ship with the free driver and people would have no reason to look further.
Yes. If driver is open source it is easier to patch if it fails. Nvidia driver is semi open so patching it is semi successful. If bug exist in binary part the chance to fix it comes down almost to zero.

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Originally Posted by pe1chl
I need video features like hardware-accellerated mpeg2/divx/h.264 decoding with de-interlacing.
Yes. Me too. If on DVD is recorded TV content it looks very ugly without deinterlacing.
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