Re: Linux stifles innovation...

From: Augustin Vidovic (
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 21:05:13 EST

On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 05:27:31PM -0500, Dennis wrote:
> For example, if there were six different companies that marketed ethernet
> drivers for the eepro100, you'd have a choice of which one to buy..perhaps
> with different "features" that were of value to you. Instead, you have
> crappy GPL code that locks up under load, and its not worth spending

1- GPL code is the opposite of crap
2- in that case, it's not the software, but the hardware which
   was locking up under load

In addition, it would have been impossible to fix the problem if the code
was not GPL.

Augustin Vidovic         
"Nous sommes tous quelque chose de naissance, musicien ou assassin,
 mais il faut apprendre le maniement de la harpe ou du couteau."
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