Posted by: Anonymous
on September 10, 2007 05:49 PM
The replies to this feature is just sick.
We have windows users saying how much they suck at linux, we have others trying to put down intelligence, and we've got even more blaming the developers because they choose to develop for hardware without documentation.
Now I don't have too much of a problem with the proprietary drivers - but if there were comparable performance open-source drivers, you'd better be sure I'd choose the open source. I'd contribute bug reports to get problems solved quickly. I'd be on the 'leading edge' as they /WOULD/ have features developed with the X.org/OpenGL/beryl-compiz/etc crew.
Instead of having to wait many months for the proprietary driver release to come around, I'd have my drivers making many small incremental developments, with the eyes of ALOT of developers developing it because they want the driver to be BETTER ...
.. simply having a developer working on the code over time does not neccessarily mean, a) they are the best developer, or b) they will work to make the code better instead of simply working to get paid. (I wish I knew how to introduce new lines correctly..) == Paul_one ==