Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

FBSD UG freebsd at rgbaz.eu
Sun Dec 14 06:47:16 PST 2008

On 12 dec 2008, at 20:32, Wojciech Puchar wrote:

>>> I disagree.  I believe, rather, that support for closed hardware  
>>> specs
>>> isn't *as* important -- but is still at least somewhat important.
>> My reservation to the 3D driver thing is it is setting a very  
>> dangerous
>> precedent if the solution involves allowing a third party commercial
>> enterprise to dictate features FreeBSD "must include" before they  
>> will
>> support it.
> NVidia MUST INCLUDE full documentation of their hardware.
> this is normal - hardware manufacturer produces hardware,  
> programmers do make support for it.
> what is common today isn't normal.

did FreeBSD change to GPL?

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