Re: Is the BitKeeper network protocol documented?

From: Dana Lacoste (
Date: Mon Jan 20 2003 - 09:28:35 EST

On Sun, 2003-01-19 at 20:05, David Schwartz wrote:
> Don't blame me. The GPL just says the "preferred" form and leaves us
> to wonder. As I understand it, however, you cannot ship binaries of a
> GPL'd project unless you can distribute the source code in the
> "preferred form .. for making modifications to it".

The GPL specifically allows for multiple methods of accessing the
'preferred form' including FTP, including the source in the
distribution, etc. BitKeeper is nothing more than another method
to access that 'preferred source'.

Please stop this. You're looking kind of silly here.

Dana Lacoste
Ottawa, Canada

PS: nobody said 'IANAL' yet. meaning you're just a noisy peanut gallery

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