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itWorldCanada: GNU Guru Asks Taiwan PC Makers to Free Their Drivers

May 26, 2005, 16:45 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Nystedt)

"Richard Stallman, one of the main forces behind the GNU/Linux operating system and the free software movement, is in Taiwan fighting on a new front--to get the island's PC makers to release source code for their drivers.

"'We just need the information about what their drivers have to do,' Stallman said during a speech at the National Taiwan University in Taipei on Wednesday. Then GNU software writers can create code for open source systems, he said..."

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