BitKeeper license critic

Joerg Schilling schilling at
Thu Mar 7 12:26:58 UTC 2002

>From: MJ Ray <markj at>

>Joerg Schilling <schilling at> wrote:
>> Looks to be still CVS which is nonstandard (see POSIX.1-2001 or UNIX-98)

>Do you have references to the appropriate parts of these, please?

Subscribe to to get free access to the standards....

POSIX contains SCCS but does not contain VCS.

>> Also the RCS repository file format is prone to faults.

>How so?

No checksum and a backward delta.

In former times, this caused problems with flaky HW in out time this
causes problems with flaky the Linux NFS implementation....


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