Quote Originally Posted by bridgman View Post
The GPU business is *very* competitive, and small differences in performance & features drive many of the buying decisions. The cost of driver development is the primary entry barrier for new competitors. Why would an established vendor give away their competitive advantage ?

There is a standard client lib already (mesa) -- are you sure you want to see it replaced with something 10x the size and optimized for one specific HW vendor ?
Interesting statement. You have got a working blob already. What is the point of supporting the open source driver then? It certainly can not be in your interest if "new competitors" use it for their advantage.