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KernelTrap: BitKeeper Licensing Discussion

Feb 16, 2005, 04:00 (7 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"Three years after Linux creator Linus Torvalds began using BitKeeper to manage the Linux kernel source tree, debates have continued to spring up on the Linux kernel mailing list. A BitKeeper press release from nearly a year ago claims that the move has resulted in doubling the pace of Linux kernel development, a claim examined in a later two part interview on NewsForge from last May, including comments from Linus and Larry McVoy. In spite of this significant boost in productivity, there remains a group who vehemently oppose Linus' choice to use BitKeeper..."

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