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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove Bitkeeper documentation from Linux tree
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On Saturday 20 April 2002 18:51, you wrote:
> The fact that some developers use bitkeeper has no effect on other
> developers.

On the contrary, I think it has divided the kernel developers firmly into
two classes: the "ins" and the "outs".

> Well ok, it means that the bk using developers can work faster
> but that is not at issue here...

Oh I don't disagree at all. Bitkeeper is a big improvement over what
existed before. But it is proprietary. Which other tool in the tool chain
is proprietary?

Heck, it's not even that proprietary. As far as I know I can still download
the source. But... looking at those files sitting in the Documentation
directory, it looks to me like a big old Marlbourough[TM] ad.

> I don't see why there should be any kind of split or anything like that.
> Everything continues as before. It's just that some developers now have a
> much easier life...

And some have a more difficult one. So it goes.

--
Daniel
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