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Re: ATI video comes out of the closet

How do,

On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 11:56 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> Most of you have already seen this:
> http://www.0xdeadbeef.com/weblog/?p=302

See also, http://www.linux.com/feature/119049
and http://www.linux.com/feature/118724  ;-)

> If ATI follows through with this initiative in the way that is laid out here,
> then there will finally be fully supported graphics drivers available for ATI
> on Linux.  This is a welcome addition to the rather short list of "good"
> graphics cards for Linux (which currently consists of Intel and, well, that's
> about it) and ATI cards can be purchased stand-alone and not just built -in to a
> motherboard.
> If ATI cards obtain the level of open source support that Intel has right now,
> this can be nothing but a very good thing for everyone involved.
> You never know.... perhaps this will put sufficient pressure on Nvidia to
> finally "do the right thing" as well, and we will finally have all of the common
> graphics cards properly supported out-of-the-box when setting up a computer.
> This announcement is the best news that I've heard all week.
> Of course, it's all in the follow through and it will be very interesting to
> see how this plays out over the next few months.
> -- 
> MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Melville Sask ~ http://www.melvilletheatre.com


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