BitKeeper licence critic

Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha strange at
Fri Mar 8 21:00:27 UTC 2002

On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 07:30:19PM +0100, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> Having to install non-free software to get the latest piece of your
> software is limiting you if you want to use that software. But at that
> time my default OS will probably be GNU/Hurd.

You still won't have to use non-free software in order to get the latest
piece of software, the kernel's patches are just diff output. (Or so
I think.)

Going against linux people for using BK is like going against all
free software developers that use source forge, or use vi, or use mozilla,
or do cross development to non free OS. It's just irracional...

The Linux Kernel is still Free Software, has always been and I can se no
reason for not staying that way just because some of the developers started
using BK...

Luciano Rocha

Luciano Rocha, strange at

The trouble with computers is that they do what you tell them, not what
you want.
                -- D. Cohen

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