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Re: [Groff] UTP - status/stasis report

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] UTP - status/stasis report
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 13:44:51 +0000

Hi Werner,

> > The short version is that I'm still looking for a more permanent
> > home for the UTP project. I don't have a problem maintaining it
> > where it is, but if the site gets slashdotted I'll probably hit the
> > ISP's unspecified bandwidth limit. (If 750 people download a 1.4MB
> > PDF, that's 1GB of data transfer.)
> Larry McVoy offered Bitkeeper -- perhaps now is the right time to
> contact him.

Sorry, I'd be very strongly against using BitKeeper.  The licence, AIUI,
doesn't allow use of the free BitKeeper by those that work, or may wish
to work in the future, on free software CM systems, e.g. CVS and

This didn't use to be the case and was a new restriction introduced by
Larry.  I'd also be concerned about what further restrictions may crop
up over time.

Nothing personal against Larry, but BitKeeper is off-limits for me at
least.  Here's some recent discussions that cover some of the issues.



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