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SubjectRe: Kernel SCM saga..
On Apr 6, 2005 11:42 AM, Linus Torvalds <> wrote:
> So I just wanted to say that I'm personally very happy with BK, and with
> Larry. It didn't work out, but it sure as hell made a big difference to
> kernel development. And we'll work out the temporary problem of having to
> figure out a set of tools to allow us to continue to do the things that BK
> allowed us to do.

Larry has stated several time that most of his revenue comes from
Windows. Has ODSL approached Bitmover about simply buying out the
source rights for the Linux version? From my experience in the
industry a fair price would probably be around $2M, but that should be
within ODSL's capabilities. ODSL could then GPL the code and quiet the

Jon Smirl
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