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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Position Statement on Linux Kernel Modules
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 03:02:58PM +0200, Matthew wrote:
> Hi Greg,
>
> I largely agree to this statement,
>
> there are however some downsides if you're preventing driver
> manufacturers (e.g. nvidia, ...) from the possibility to offer their
> customers proprietary drivers:

This statement is not "preventing" anything, it is merely stating the
fact that a very large number of Linux kernel developers feel that
closed source Linux kernel modules are harmful for users, companies, and
the Linux kernel community overall.

thanks,

greg k-h


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