[linux-audio-dev] Getting out of the software game

Steve Harris steve at plugin.org.uk
Wed Mar 14 14:06:06 EDT 2007


On 14 Mar 2007, at 15:34, Lee Revell wrote:
> My other response would be to point to all the successful vendors who
> *do* provide open Linux drivers.  Creative released a GPL emu10k1
> driver and went on to sell gazillions of those devices to Linux users,
> and the competition never cloned their hardware, because they patented
> their hardware innovations.

And because their hardware is weird and terrible, but that's another  
story.

I agree, FWIW, I'm just not sure that's a compelling example.

- Steve


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