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Re: Open source - Free software

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 14:59:30 +0200

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
> Just look at Linus and the other kernel developers who abided to
> BitKeeper, until the owners of that proprietary software decided to pull
> the plug after a Free Software author found a way to free people from
> BitKeeper.

Tridgell didn't found a way to free people from BitKeeper, mini-RMS. 

He tried to find a way to free from its business of 
selling clients with his castrated bitkeeper client clone wannabe 
called "SourcePuller" (note also that linux developers had both 
repository servers and clients for free), not only repository servers. 

McVoy then yanked free of charge friends editions in response. 


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