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VIA Gives 16,434 Lines Of OSS Code

May 08, 2008, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"Back at the Linux Foundation Austin Summit, VIA had announced plans to develop a new open-source initiative in a similar fashion what AMD has been doing. However, in the weeks following that they haven't done much for the open-source community. As was highlighted in VIA's Open-Source Efforts A Bluff?, their Linux website just contains two binary drivers right now and not much of anything else--not even bug tracking software or a mailing list. This has upset some, but fortunately VIA has stepped up to the plate and shown they are actually doing more than a media blitz.

"VIA has released over 16,000 lines of code that provides a frame-buffer driver in the Linux kernel..."

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