|| ||Ben Finney <ben+bazaar-AT-benfinney.id.au> |
|| ||bazaar-AT-lists.canonical.com |
|| ||Bazaar development future (was: Bzr development stopped) |
|| ||Wed, 12 Sep 2012 01:42:19 +1000|
|| ||Article, Thread
"Matthew D. Fuller" <email@example.com> writes:
> As the project stands, a bzr with no ongoing Canonical push for active
> development is a bzr with no active development. And that's just
> another way of saying "hey, if this doesn't isn't already Practically
> Perfect In Every Way for you and your problem space, better git to
> love git, buddy". That's... not the future I would have chosen for
> myself :(
It is still free software under the GPL, though. Is there a sufficient
community of Bazaar users interested enough to fund development under
It has been done successfully with other free software held under
one-way contributor agreements – and Canonical is far less hostile than
Oracle to free software, after all.
Heck, from what I understand, the code base is in a whole lot better
shape than what the LibreOffice folk inherited, too.
Who's in? More importantly, whose well-funded employer is in?
\ “If history and science have taught us anything, it is that |
`\ passion and desire are not the same as truth.” —E. O. Wilson, |
_o__) _Consilience_, 1998 |
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