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ZDNet Australia: Tridgell Speaks Out in BitKeeper War

Apr 21, 2005, 14:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Angus Kidman)

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"Andrew Tridgell has made his first public comments on the dispute between himself and Linux originator Linus Torvalds over source code management for the Linux kernel, describing much of the coverage and commentary on the issue as 'trivial and crazy...'"

"'I think people will look at this issue a little more clearly when the mystery is removed,' Tridgell said during a keynote presentation at Linux.conf.au 2005 in Canberra. Focus on the personality dispute was 'obscuring clear thought on this,' he added..."

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Related Links:
Groklaw: Tridge Speaks A Groklaw reader at Linux.conf.au details Tridgell explanation of his "reverse engineering."
ZDNet UK: BitKeeper: No Holds Barred Open Source Infighting Jeremy Allison, pundits weigh in for and against Tridgell's actions.

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