BitKeeper licence critic

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Fri Mar 8 14:12:01 UTC 2002


On Fri, 2002-03-08 at 13:01, John Tapsell wrote:
>   Out of curiosity - what would the best solution be in your opinions for BK?
>   If we take the assumptions: (and feel free to challenge them constructively)
>   1) that if BK isn't used, then development is slower for the kernel.
>   2) If BK made is Free then they would get vastly reduced amount of business 
> (or rather money from their product) so wouldn't be able to work on it half 
> as much.

Return to the previously fast (but arguably not so fast, IYO)
development if BK is not made free software.
Another solution is to use other Free systems already  mentioned,
eventually improving them in the process.

I do not believe that the best technical option is worth loosing

Curiosity satisfied?

Hugs, rui

+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Ghandi
+ So let's do it...?
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