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Old 10-01-08, 07:32 AM   #13
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Free and open are two totally different things.
They're just words. For me, a free driver means its source code is available.

You don't have to pay money for the NVIDIA blob, but it's not free IMO.
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Old 10-01-08, 07:53 AM   #14
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They're just words. For me, a free driver means its source code is available.

You don't have to pay money for the NVIDIA blob, but it's not free IMO.

Right, that naming is cool, but there's crap like freeware too.
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Old 10-01-08, 07:56 AM   #15
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Right, that naming is cool, but there's crap like freeware too.
I don't understand what you're trying to prove here.
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Old 10-01-08, 08:39 AM   #16
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I don't understand what you're trying to prove here.
Nothing. Gbil is right - free != open.
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Old 10-01-08, 08:41 AM   #17
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Nothing. Gbil is right - free != open.
Doesn't matter in this case.

We'll just be using the NV driver anyway. It works.
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Old 10-01-08, 11:29 AM   #18
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