Originally Posted by Robster
Personally, I think that the "whining" part is not about the closed-source drivers, but simply the fact that the current nVidia drivers don't yet support the latest eye candy. And that just comes down to impatience, which is indeed a slightly childish thing
If a nVidia card was free, I'd agree. But nVidia cards are not free, so when you don't get as many features on one OS vs. some other OS, but you still have to pay the same price for the card, I wouldn't call that slightly childish impatience, and the whining is perfectly justified.