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Re: If ATI and nVidia don't support their own products, who does?

Hi, Brendan wrote:

> Open Source is awesome, but most hardware companies are
> never, ever going to open their hardware.

There's a rather large difference between telling people how to talk to
the hardware they buy (some interpretations of German law suggest that one
*has* to do that; for instance, you're legally required here to provide
schematics so that people can, theoretically these days, repair their VCRs
if they break), and giving away the design files for the chips so that
others can go to their own fab and recreate one (which is what "open
hardware" ultimately means).

Matthias Urlichs

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