The abrupt merging of Nouveau
Posted Dec 16, 2009 7:43 UTC (Wed) by Bluehorn (subscriber, #17484)
I guess, AMD and Intel are big enough to own patent pools which make it possible to defend against patent lawsuits. Of course, they will still have a hard time against patent trolls.
It's probably just balancing free drivers vs. the risk of patent lawsuits. Maybe Nvidia knows they are violating a patent and don't want to disclose it?
Posted Dec 16, 2009 21:18 UTC (Wed) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
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