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Re: BitKeeper

tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:

> Bitkeeper is (as you note) not free.  Not only the usage restrictions
> are a problem, but also the requirement that changes you make may be
> distributed by BitOwner "under any license".

Thats not non-free in any way. The Freedom DFSG describes is not
freedom for the developers but for the users and such restriction
doesn't apply to ordinary users. The NPL (and MPL IIRC) has the same

> One strategy would be to bring down all the Open Logging servers, and
> keep them down for six months.  Then it reverts to the GPL. :)

Please don't even suggest such actions not even in jokes. It would be
very sad to see Open Source fanatics use terorism to spread the use of
open source.

Når folk spørger mig, om jeg er nørd, bliver jeg altid ilde til mode
og svarer lidt undskyldende: "Nej, jeg bruger RedHat".
                                -- Allan Olesen på dk.edb.system.unix

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