[aur-general] catalyst-beta removed/take care of illegal stuff!

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 13:39:30 EST 2009

Still... they *are* working for Linux drivers. It's a funny state that
we feel like we should be kindly asking for them to give us these
drivers that they have. I mean, yeah, they're beta -- but I just feel
strange begging a company to give me my product, while they're still
working on it, after I bought it.


On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 8:31 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 3:51 AM, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
>> On Tue, 03 Mar 2009 08:59:45 +0100
>> "Markus Heuser" <mheuser at mi.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>> > I don't think it make any difference. Why companies should care
>>> > about Arch or it's petition?
>>> Because we are the users and we have paid for their cards! We do have
>>> the right to demand a working driver (which actually is ridiculous
>>> since you can't operate your card without a driver). I don't see any
>>> reason why linux users should be second class users.
>>> Our money is of the same worth as anyone elses.
>> I did not follow this discussion at all, but probably you have paid for
>> hardware that is warranted to work on several OS's, but not on
>> Linux.  If so , you have the right to "ask", "recommend", "inform" but
>> not to "demand".
> I was going to say something similar. That is probably lists OSes it
> works on on the side of the box, and the onus is on you ensure you buy
> proper hardware. Otherwise it's like putting kerosene in your car and
> then demanding the car maker makes it work.

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