Re: [LONG RANT] Re: Linux stifles innovation...

From: Henning P. Schmiedehausen (
Date: Sun Feb 18 2001 - 07:26:24 EST

I wrote:

>The matter with me is: "Vendors AAA ships its hardware product with a
>driver for i386/Linux". The driver may be closed source, but at least
>there _is_ a driver. Russell now says: "This is bad, because I can't use
>the driver for my ARM box. So the vendor should ship no driver at
>all. This is better than a i386-only driver".

Russell told me, that this is not what he said. I seem to have
over-interpreted his statements. I apologize for that.


Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen       -- Geschaeftsfuehrer
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