What do to about BitKeeper and the Linux Kernel (was: BitKeeper licence critic)

Jeroen Dekkers jeroen at dekkers.cx
Fri Mar 8 23:19:24 UTC 2002

On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 11:17:19PM +0100, Alessandro Rubini wrote:
> > Also there doesn't exist any
> > real-life used OS with Linux and without GNU.
> I use and develop EtLinux. It's Linux, Tcl and Tcl scripts. And not
> necesseraly glibc (libc5 is supported, and soon uclibc). Yes, it's
> used in real life.

Isn't libc5 dead? I looked at uclibc but I really prefer glibc and I
don't think uclibc will support everything glibc supports.

> I suspect you'll hate me on the technical level. You are welcome, and
> you're not alone.

I don't think "hate" is the right word, "disagree" might be.
> > I've never heard someone calling the "GNU/Linux" system "GNU".
> I do it pretty often, especially when I talk in public. Despite I run
> linux+tcl.
> Moral: never say never, you got it wrong twice.  And you're a little
> too strong in your posts.

Well, you're probably right.

Jeroen Dekkers
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