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    SubjectRe: openbkweb-0.0
    On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 01:56:02PM -0800, Davide Libenzi wrote:
    > Larry, I already said this and maybe you missed it ( or maybe not ).
    > What about having a GPLed ( or whatever other license ), read-only BK
    > available for the ones that simply need to fetch stuff from BK
    > repositories ? You don't have to maintain another repository for
    > compatibility, and also you enforce BK usage.

    We're not going to expose the network protocol. For two reasons:
    - it works really well (we're proud of this)
    - it is really ugly (we're not proud of this :)

    A read only client isn't read only, it has to be read/write to update the
    out of date copy.

    Believe me, if there was an easy way to give away a version that was not
    a problem we would have long since done that.
    Larry McVoy lm at
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