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Finally some props.
My next card may be an ATI one, again, if they keep this up. (And I'll go back to telling others its okay to buy an ATI card if you intend to run linux!)
So I can see what Via is doing, but I'm not sure how it's going to work in the end: since they can't compete with the marketing budgets of the big boys, they're attempting to leverage the open source...
Wine reaching a 1.0 stable version is very important for distributions - we may even see some "Wine by default" things spring up.
I'm pragmatic about it, personally, but I do see the bad things...
I'm with you on that - the possibilies to integrate support directly into many OSS applications (for accessibility purposes? etc) is huge.
Them simply providing a binary blob would be...
Is my Asus Eee considered a MID?
I have Gutsy on there now, but something for just surfing the web would be more lightweight...
EDIT: Nm, it's for touchscreen devices anyway.
Heads up - Ubuntu Gutsy works great with this - it automatically sets up an xgl session and everything for you. Use the restricted drivers applet.
200m performance in CompizFusion is excellent.