Intel, Ati, every video driver that's on freedesktop git which has a 3D component
Nouveau was the only one maintaining it's own tree
Security and stability! Someone already hinted that open source tends to yield superior technology. True, but that is beside the main point. Driver code has privileges that can mess up your system. Closed source apps or games running in user space is perfectly OK if you want to go down that road but everything concerning the operating system and the kernel must be transparent so that we can all sleep safe at nights.
Originally Posted by superppl