Re: Linux stifles innovation...

From: Gregory Maxwell (
Date: Sat Feb 17 2001 - 15:41:45 EST

On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 03:08:48PM -0500, Dennis wrote:
> good commercial drivers dont need fixing. another point. You are arguing
> that having source is required to fix crappy code, which i agree with.

Too bad we havn't seen much (any?) good closed-source (what you ment to say
when you said commercial above) drivers for Linux, including the steaming
pile of garbage your company ships.
> You "guys" like to have source, and there is nothing wrong with that. But
> requiring that all code be distributed as source DOES stifle innovation.
> Its as simple as that.

Like Microsoft you seem to confuse 'innovation' with 'being able to dictate
the terms of how I will extort money from others'.
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