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Comment Re:Will we live to see open source catching up? (Score 2, Insightful) 167

Yes, Mesa has a software implementation, but Mesa is a *lot* more than that. Most, if not all, open source drivers use Mesa/Gallium3D infrastructure, including nvidia/ati/intel open source drivers.
So yes, it is a problem even if you got the best graphics card on the market unless you use proprietary software. But staying open means staying with OpenGL 2.1 right now.

Comment Re:In Finland education is free (Score 1) 1259

I am not saying you are getting a good deal or a poor one; just that you should be aware that "free" isn't the deal you are getting.

As far as 10's of thousands in debt, actually you do have that debt, in a socialized form. You will be paying it back as part of your taxes for the rest of your life.

In Finland 43.5% of GDP is collected in the form of taxes, in the US 28.5%. So you are paying 15% of your income for the rest of your life for these services.

The money has to come from somewhere.

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