BitKeeper licence critic

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Thu Mar 7 10:06:33 UTC 2002

On Thu, Mar 07, 2002 at 06:55:15AM +0000, John Tapsell wrote:
> > Is there anything we can practically do to change the bk decision? 

> IMHO, its pointless persuing this 

There is no other option than trying to convince people that giving
up freedom gradually is a bad idea and freedom will erode.

> And while I sympathise with people that say its isn't Free, 
> its is free as in money, 

Please read the critique of the licence again.

> and have stated several times that it is a very complex bit 
> of software, far more complex than say the kernel.  

Do you believe this?
How many codelines does BitKeeper have compared to the kernel?

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