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Re: ATI video comes out of the closet



On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 16:49 -0700, alan wrote:

> Depends.  For basic operation, yes.  But there are a couple of patented 
> bits in OpenGL that nVIDIA supports.  Is Nouveau going to support those as 
> well?  I don't know how many apps depend on those pieces, but it could be 
> an issue depending on what fails to work.

The Croquet Project that is an Open Source project must depend massively
on those bits as I could never get it to run unless I used the nVidia
supplied linux module builder / driver. If the kernel updates then I
just crank up the module builder again, no delays waiting. I like that.
Ric

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