Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: which graphics card?

From: Tim Howard <tdhoward@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Jun 21 2006 - 23:16:23 EEST

On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 14:42:08 -0400, Dave Robillard wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 14:37 -0400, Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 14:31 -0400, Dave Robillard wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2006-06-21 at 13:51 +0200, Thomas Ilnseher wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Or would anyone of you really spent 280 for a 7800GT and use
> > > > (imaginatory) open source drivers
> > > > instead of just get the same performance from a 180 7600GT with closed
> > > > source drivers ?
> > >
> > > Yes, I would.
> > >
> > > Why do you think this operating system even exists in the first place?
> > > Because of people who just run whatever garbage proprietary software
> > > that's out there because "hey, it makes our games go faster"? Duh.
> >
> > Careful Dave, people will start calling you a "zealot" with that kind of
> > crazy talk ;-)
>
> Well, if they go run Windows where they belong and stop actively
> advocating the destruction of our beloved operating system / movement,
> they can call me whatever they want.
>
> Deal? :)
>
> -DR-

IMHO, this mindset is the result of people not truly understanding why
we say, "free as in free speech, not free as in free beer." The
reason some people are using Linux is for the "beer" aspect... and
they just ignore how we came to even have Linux in the first place.

-TimH
Received on Thu Jun 22 00:15:17 2006

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