[Digikam-users] AMD deciding _now_ what to do about Linux

Martin Schmettow schmettow at web.de
Mon Jun 18 18:03:43 BST 2007

Hi Dotan,

it is remarkable, that you got an answer from someone who's actually 
informed of political decision processes at AMD.
I'd like to follow your example. Thus, it would be helpful if you 
provided the email address or specific web address to post to.


Dotan Cohen wrote:
> I wrote to AMD regarding the state of ATI Linux drivers and the
> company's view of the Linux community. This is the response I got:
> "Thanks - could you contact us again in July?  We're reviewing our Linux
> strategy right now, so anything I tell you know could be out of date in
> weeks."
> You can read the whole message here:
> http://dotancohen.com/eng/linux_compatibility.php
> Feel free to Digg or /. it.
> Friends, NOW is the time to contact AMD and to let them know that we
> need their support. Please, write to them, call them, now is the time.
> Even for those who don't use AMD products, the precedent set here will
> most certainly echo throughout the hardware world. Take the 5 minutes
> and convince AMD that the Linux community cannot be ignored.
> Note: I have posted this letter to several mailing lists. Those who
> know me from those lists will know that I don't, as a rule, crosspost.
> However, I felt this to be important enough to cross the line and
> crosspost to the lists I felt would be interested.
> Dotan Cohen
> http://lyricslist.com/
> http://what-is-what.com/
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