BitKeeper licence critic

Jeroen Dekkers jeroen at
Sat Mar 16 13:27:14 UTC 2002

On Sun, Mar 10, 2002 at 08:54:18PM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> .. If you participated the standard creation, you would have a legal
> PDF and a TEXT version. This version has line numbers for the editors
> and this looks a bit ugly for this reason :-)

Only the draft versions have line numbers, not the official
standard. You can download the draft versions if you sign up for the
mailinglist, see for more
information. You won't get a legal version of the standard if you
signed up.

> >Besides pdf isn't exactly a free standart, is it?
> I would rather like to have a free standard but at least PDF works nearly
> everywhere.

What's non-free about the PDF?

Jeroen Dekkers
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