samzenpus from the in-the-beginning dept.
An anonymous reader writes "In marking the fourth anniversary of AMD's open-source strategy for their Radeon graphics, Phoronix has published the letter that launched this open-source effort. It was a letter written by Novell SUSE X engineers and submitted to AMD management with their open-source proposal."
Time-sharing is the junk-mail part of the computer business.
-- H.R.J. Grosch (attributed)