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SubjectRe: Never ever use word BitKeeper if Larry does not like you
On Sun, Mar 16, 2003 at 12:57:21AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-03-15 at 12:20, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > When Larry claims that BitKeeper is too similar to bit bucket, I'll
> > roll on the floor, laughing, and print his words onto the
> > T-shirt. [Bit bucket is jargon term for /dev/null,
> > http://info.astrian.net/jargon/terms/b/bit_bucket.html]
>
> Larry is right about the similarity of terms. Parody in certain
> cases deals with copyright protections but not trademarks.

I've already suggested to Pavel that an open BitKeeper alternative ought to
be named "SourceGiver".

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