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Jul 26, 2008, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashton Mills)

"The issue here is about drivers; while Linux has a veritable Death-Star sized metric of hardware support with drivers, of which almost all are open source, it’s that remaining percentage that has the developers bugged, as it were.

"It’s not about a philosophical standpoint, either. It’s about functionality, flexibility, and support. If not the code, then at least the specifications, allow the kernel developers to write, improve, fix, and maintain drivers for the kernel...."

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