Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors
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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
>>> isn't *as* important -- but is still at least somewhat important.
>> My reservation to the 3D driver thing is it is setting a very
>> precedent if the solution involves allowing a third party commercial
>> enterprise to dictate features FreeBSD "must include" before they
>> 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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