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Old 08-11-06, 09:04 PM   #16
energyman76b
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Default Re: Winds of freedom for graphic drivers!!!

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Originally Posted by MamiyaOtaru
I saw that infoworld article and was excited. Since then, news blurbs have popped up all over about AMD opening up specs, and I check them to see if they provide more concrete information. But they all link back to that infoworld article, which is nothing but speculation. Disappointing.
they don't say, that they release full blown drivers. Only a subset - and that can - and will probably mean: 2d only.

But nvidia already delivers full open source 2d drivers for all their cards (and ATI does not).

Also, that AMD/ATI merger is not done - they are still two seperate companies and will be two seperate companies for some time.
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