On Mon, 2007-10-08 at 14:42 -0700, Tyler MacDonald wrote: > Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Seems to me that this depends on Perforce. D'oh. > > > > (I don't know anything about Perforce. Perhaps it's really dangerous > > software. But perhaps it's just non-free.) > > Perforce is an absolutely *excellent* VCS with the unfortunate > distinction of being proprietary. SubVersion can do most (but not all) of > what it does, albeit 10 times slower. Still, I've migrated all of my stuff > over to subversion, because, well, subversion is free. Perforce is free (as > in "free beer") for open source developers, if you want more than 2 users on > one VCS server, you have to sign a contract, get a license, give the > perforce people full access to your repo, sign a new contract whenever you > server's IP address changes, and renew each year.... Slightly off topic, but you don't need to give the perforce people access to you repo (unless you really want them to come in a fix something) and you don't need to renew each year (unless you want support from them).
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