danial_thom at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 16 04:01:22 PST 2006
--- walt <wa1ter at xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Danial Thom wrote:
> > --- Simon 'corecode' Schubert
> > <corecode at xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> David wrote:
> >>> So. What are those of us with Nvidia cards
> >> do?...
> > I wonder if the open source weenies will ever
> > figure it out?
> > They made a business decision that they have
> > to lose by opening their interface to cloners
> > then they have to gain by releasing source
> > interface specs. Its not really that
> That seems a realistic assessment to me.
> However: what happens when hardware
> like Nvidia are no longer subsidized by
> like MicroSoft? (No, not this year, or even
> year ;o)
> Operating systems *will* become commodities in
> fairly near future, just like memory chips,
> drives, and even CPU's.
No they won't, because operating systems are not
even close to being generic performers, and each
has a focus that appeals to different market
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