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> > The re-occuring thread about BitKeeper, and the appropriateness of
> > using a closed-source tool to develop open source software is here yet
> > again, and I'd just like to point out a few things:
> >
> > 1. Linus chose to use BitKeeper, presumably because it makes his work
> > easier.
> >
> > 2. If people annoy Larry enough, he can stop providing hosting for us
> > at bkbits, and stop providing new BitKeeper versions.
> >
> > If anybody ends up making point number 2 happen, do you think Linus is
> > going to be happy about it?
>
> Actually, Larry can
>
> 3. Create new version of bitkeeper that says you can not use it. You
> have to download new version.

See the part of my original post that you haven't quoted:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=104529737310430&w=2

I am not advocating the use of BitKeeper, nor am I advocating the use
of any non-free software.

All I am advocating is not deliberately trying to annoy people who are
developing free software.

John.
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