Reasons for hall monitoring
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Sun May 9 21:29:39 UTC 2010
On Mon, 10 May 2010, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 05/10/2010 02:10 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> We do not and should never support proprietary drivers. Please NEVER
>> withhold a new version of X.Org X11 just because proprietary drivers don't
>> support it!
> It might not be obvious but doing so is very counter productive even for
> those users wanting to use proprietary drivers. Nvidia doesn't update
> their driver everytime there is a new Xorg release. They wait for a
> major distribution to include it first. If Fedora waits for Nvidia, we
> will have a chicken and egg situation. Among distribution vendors, Red
> Hat is by far the leading contributor to Xorg and Fedora benefits very
> much from the expertise by getting many new features first. It would be
> silly to throw away that benefit in favour of proprietary driver support.
A suggestion for this thread:
This thread is not about hall monitoring, nor is it about fedora
development. It is a meta-issue and would probably be best on the Fedora
Advisory Board mailing list than here.
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