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Posted Oct 5, 2012 22:05 UTC (Fri) by ewan (subscriber, #5533)
Yes they are, they're a critical issue. They're what limit people who want to maintain OSes after their makers have abandoned them, They're what limit people who want to port novel OSes to practically available kit.
We have some interesting things going on with Free software for phone and tablet type devices, but it's all pointless if you can't run it on anything. We need free drivers as a key part of decoupling the choice of OS from the choice of hardware.
Posted Oct 7, 2012 0:56 UTC (Sun) by shmerl (guest, #65921)
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