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Re: Maintainer for nvidia-crap in lvn wanted (Re: Pull off AIGLX repoistory?)



On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 15:24 +0200, Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller
wrote:
> Hi,
> The Nvidia drivers (or ATI ones) are not 'illegal'. The slides you point
> to doesn't even claim they are. What is a breach of the GPL is
> distributing them bundled with the kernel. But for people to download
> these drivers and install them onto their systems is 100% in accordance
> with the GPL and can not be labeled 'illegal' in any way or sense. 

you need to read up on the term "derivative work"



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