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SubjectRe: BitBucket: GPL-ed *notrademarkhere* clone
Pavel Machek wrote:

>it*, then add my stuff. Ouch. svn is out
>because of licensing, cvs is not powerfull
>
Could you or somebody else explain this repeated claim that the
Subversion licensing is problematic?

I don't have anything to do with the project, but a quick perusal of the
license doesn't reveal any problems. It's basically an Apache/BSD
license (pasted below for your reading pleasure).

-Tupshin

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