X.org, distributors, and proprietary modules
Posted Aug 15, 2006 2:34 UTC (Tue) by dberkholz
In reply to: X.org, distributors, and proprietary modules
Parent article: X.org, distributors, and proprietary modules
> It's not the distros are the ones being controlled. It's that the distros
> are desigined to be used by end users and the end users are the ones being
> controlled by propriatory stuff.
Exactly. Distributions exist to make the end user's task of maintaining a full system easier. That's a core part of the Gentoo philosophy, at least, and it doesn't allow us to take stances like "We're breaking everyone who uses binary drivers."
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