ATI/AMD’s New Open-Source Strategy Explained

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this
link. ]

“Yesterday when talking about the new ATI Linux driver, AMD’s
press release had stated: ‘In the coming months AMD also plans to
accelerate efforts to address the needs of the open source
community as well.’ A few hints were dropped yesterday, but what we
didn’t tell you is that the announcement wouldn’t be in a few
months, but really just a few hours. The embargo is lifted so we
can now share with you what AMD’s new open-source strategy for ATI
GPUs is all about. You may be in for a real surprise!

“Rumors and speculations have been flying around for months
about ATI/AMD opening up the source-code to their Linux display
driver or providing their GPU specifications to community

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