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SubjectRe: BitBucket: GPL-ed KitBeeper clone
Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-03-02 at 00:49, Arador wrote:
>
>>On Sat, 1 Mar 2003 16:11:55 -0800
>>"Adam J. Richter" <adam@yggdrasil.com> wrote:
>>
>>(Just a very personal suggestion)
>>Why to waste time trying to clone a
>>tool such as bitkeeper? Why not to support things like subversion?
>
>
> Because the repositories people need to read are in BK format, for better
> or worse. It doesn't ultimately matter if you use it as an input filter
> for CVS, subversion or no VCS at all.

"BK format"? Not really. Patches have been posted (to lkml, even) to
GNU CSSC which allow it to read SCCS files BK reads and writes.

Since that already exists, a full BitKeeper clone is IMO a bit silly,
because it draws users and programmers away from projects that could
potentially _replace_ BitKeeper.

Jeff



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