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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove Bitkeeper documentation from Linux tree
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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.

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Daniel
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