[linux-elitists] Re: My first look at BitKeeper. (fwd)

Dan Wilder dan@ssc.com
Fri Mar 14 08:14:07 PST 2003


On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 04:31:23PM +0100, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 07:19:13 -0800
> From: Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkra@ics.uci.edu>
> To: fork@xent.com
> Subject: Re: My first look at BitKeeper.
> 
> --On Thursday, March 13, 2003 4:20 PM -0800 Adam Rifkin <Adam@KnowNow.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> > [Adam found these bits... RK]
> >
> > BitKeeper itself seems like a really nice versioning system for distributed
> > development of big projects...
> 
> Well, just remember that if you work on a 'competing' SCM (as defined by 
> BitMover) that you are barred from ever using the 'free' copy of BK.  You must 
> pay ~$5k to use it to access otherwise 'free' projects.

If true, that leaves me out in the cold.  I once contributed a few lines
of code to CVS.

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