Free software to the rescue.
Posted Oct 10, 2002 11:07 UTC (Thu) by leandro
Parent article: The BitKeeper non-compete clause
Now we see RMS wisdom in action.
I never understood why Linus never evaluated Aegis, and why Subversion is being pushed so hard. AFAICS, Aegis does most or all of what BitKeeper claims to do and Subversion targets, and could be used by Linus with similar results and less controversy.
Also I am amazed to see that, if Linus had applied to Linux the reasoning he uses to justify BitKeeper usage, Linux would never have seen light. The better tools to the task at the time Linux got started were the BSD Unices...
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