Re: Bitkeeper

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat Jul 19 2003 - 18:45:50 EST


> > How about all of you take a much nicer tilt on this, and ask McVoy (who's
> > already giveing you the software free) his price to GPL bitkeeper.
> Make Larry a clear business case and I'm sure he will. However even
> though I don't agree with Larry on a lot of things I do agree that there
> isn't a sane case for him to GPL that software.
> Larry actually had exactly these and related discussions before he ever
> went to Linus and others with the arrangement he proposed about free if
> your logs are public.
> If you want to make something replace bitkeeper make it better. When
> Larry has customers forcing him to write bk to [whatever] convertors
> you've won.

Well, we already made him write bk to CVS convertor ;-))))))))).


When do you have a heart between your knees?
[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]
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