On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, David Schwartz wrote:
> I submit that it is impossible to comply with the GPL and
> distribute binaries if the preferred form of a work for the purposes of
> making modifications to it is in a proprietary file format. This is
> tantamount to encrypting the source.
You'll have to find another project to prove your idea, though.
Bitkeeper is using the AT&T SCCS format (plus compression) to
store its data and metadata. People are working on scripts to
extract the source from a bitkeeper tree without using the
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