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SubjectRe: Bitkeeper licence issues
On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 12:14:28AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:

> > Pavel, the problem here is your fundamental distrust.
> By giving me binary-only installer you ask me to trust you. You ask me
> to trust you without good reason [it only generates .tar.gz and
> shellscript, why should it be binary? Was not shar designed to handle
> that?], and that's pretty suspect.

Bitmover doing anything remotely suspect in an executable installer
would be commercial suicide, do you distrust realplayer too?
did you distrust early netscape before they released source?
yada yada countless other programs..

If your distrust of commercial organisations providing binaries
is so great, you know where objdump, strace and friends are.

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