[TriLUG] Fedora, RHEL, and drivers
chrish at trilug.org
Tue Nov 4 16:38:49 EST 2003
On Tuesday, November 4, 2003, at 04:26 PM, Brian Daniels wrote:
> Where are driver vendors and app developers supposed to focus?
The driver vendors are supposed to focus on the Linux kernel, not on a
Applications will likely continue to be a sticky issue as long as the
applications are closed source and only supported on specific
distributions. Note that under the Open Source model most of these
issues have been sorted out and popular applications run on most
popular distributions (indeed, on most popular UNIX-ish OS's)
By purchasing closed source applications we're only perpetuating the
conflict in paradigms.
C. Magnus Hedemark
"The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink
what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not." - Mark Twain
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