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RE: ATI and Linux
I'm gonna have to jump on Steve for this one. He gets all feisty over
a company's decision to not release everything, but still supports
a company with a track record for suing open source developers.
Tisk, tisk. ;)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erich Schroeder [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, October 22, 1999 4:36 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: ATI and Linux
> Oh well, I thought it might be of use to the folks who had asked about
> what hardware to buy. Actually, I thought that ATI boards were pretty well
> supported before.
> Still, this might help out the PPC folks on those Blue&White G3s.
> On Thu, 21 Oct 1999, Steven Pritchard wrote:
> > Erich Schroeder said:
> > > ATI Technologies Inc is fully supporting the development of drivers
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > > the Linux Operating System and is endorsing the open source movement
> > > releasing 2D, 3D and multimedia programming specifications for its
> > > graphics technology.
> > They're credited with "fully supporting" Linux by releasing the specs
> > to *one* chipset?
> > Wow...
> > Steve
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