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KernelTrap: Status Update On Open Source Friendly Graphics Card

Oct 27, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Timothy Miller offered a summary of the recent discussions surrounding his proposal to create a free software and open-source friendly graphics card, 'I'm still trying to digest all the feedback I've been getting. It's overwhelming and gratifying, and I want to offer my gratitude for all the discussion and ideas.' He noted that as the active discussion evolves toward the actual implementation of the card, his intention is to move it from the lkml to another more topical mailing list. He then went on to discuss the features that will most likley be in the new graphics card.

"Timothy pointed out that the card would have a reprogrammable field-programmable gate array (FPGA) primarily to reduce non-recurring engineering (NRE) costs..."

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