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AMD To Open-Source ATI Drivers?
By Thom Holwerda on 2006-08-09 21:02:52
AMD is strongly considering open-sourcing at least a functional subset of ATIís graphics drivers. Itís time for X Window System, OpenGL, and client virtualization for which ATI binary drivers arenít available to escape the ghetto of the 1980s-era framebuffer. And what a boon for PR. If AMDís graphics cards were the only ones with open device drivers, it might affect a buying decision or two.

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