LKML: Moving to BK
Apr 01, 2006, 16:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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We are pleased to announce that both of us will be working for
BitMover Inc., starting this month.
Petr, the author of the popular Cogito front-end for git, will
be modifying Cogito so that it natively works on BK repositories.
The superior Cogito user interface will extensively increase added
business value of BK by enabling a variety of innovative workflows
for smooth and economical developer cooperation.
Junio, the current maintainer of git "stupid content tracker,"
will first be working on a gateway to import development histories
stored in git into BK. This move adds value to BK by freeing the
data so far locked in git repositories and making them available to
the BK users. He may later work on reimplementing some parts of the
git for BK, but it is expected that there aren't that many. For
example, the 'rename detection' part is not necessary--BK natively
supports rename tracking, which is a far superiour approach.
There currently is no plan for either of us to be working on the
conversion from BK to git. There is no technical reason to do so,
and it does not make business sense for BitMover Inc. either.