[linux-elitists] Fwd: Bitkeeper outragem, old and new
Aaron T Porter
Thu Oct 17 13:59:02 PDT 2002
On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 08:51:31AM -0400, Mister Bad wrote:
> Tom had financial problems and couldn't keep developing arch. SO, he
> kind of expanded the development to be more "arch-y" in the first
> place: a star topography of multiple repositories sharing code.
> JM> Does this mean Tom Lord is no longer involved? I'm curious as
> JM> to what happened. I know that for a while Tom was trying some
> JM> donation/sponsorship program to help pay for development.
> It didn't work. Or, at least, it hasn't so far.
Seems to lend some support to Larry's claim that you can't make a
living selling support for a developing GPL'd SCM system.
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