Re: Is the BitKeeper network protocol documented?

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Sat Jan 18 2003 - 01:22:14 EST

(Whoops, sorry Larry, it's appropriate to include l-k in To:).

Larry McVoy wrote:
> As far as I can tell your complaint is that you can't have access to
> the up to minute source view without using something which violates
> your politics.

No; my complaint is that I'm not _allowed_ to use BitKeeper.

I'll use it if you say it's ok. Do you grant me permission?

Your license seems to request that I don't use it, because of other
programs I work on which have nothing to do with the kernel or
politics. I'm not going to enumerate them; suffice to say I think
they fall under clause 3(d) of the bkl. I could be mistaken.

(It seems ironic, given that you and I share an interest - in tools to
improve the software engineering process).

-- Jamie

ps. Yes I know it's possible to pay - if I had any money.

pps. I was also letting you know you might like to update your web
page, which is out of date.
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