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VIA's Open-Source Efforts a Bluff?

May 02, 2008, 19:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

This new strategy involves VIA providing the open-source community with NDA-free hardware specifications, code, and other resources--in a similar fashion to what ATI/AMD and Intel have been doing for some time now. However, not everyone has been satisfied by this announcement and their new Linux website isn't yet exactly useful. We explore the VIA Linux situation in this article as well as sharing what two open-source developers have to say.

"In the press release concerning VIA's new 'open-source driver development imitative,' they mention 'As the first step in this initiative, VIA will open its official VIA Linux website at http://linux.via.com.tw this month...."

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