lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Apr]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    From
    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove Bitkeeper documentation from Linux tree
    Date
    On Sunday 21 April 2002 19:55, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > On Sat, Apr 20, 2002 at 07:48:44PM +0200, Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > > On Sunday 21 April 2002 19:22, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > > > Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > > > > How much less convenient is it to click on a link? So much harder that it's
    > > > > worth pissing off some key developers?
    >
    > > > Linus has already explained why he put it into the kernel sources.
    >
    > > So far the only argument I've seen is: it's convenient. Did I miss something?
    > > The convenience argument is bogus. A url is just as convenient,
    >
    > If you say this, then you either missed, or are willfully ignoring,
    > what Linus said. Search for the string "helsinki.fi".

    Linus said:

    > As to why the docs are in the kernel sources rather than on any web-sites:
    > it's simply because I don't even _have_ a web page of my own (I've long
    > since forgotten the password to my old helsinki.fi account ;),

    Larry has offered to host it, so Linus's argument is answered.

    --
    Daniel
    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:25    [W:0.022 / U:122.320 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site