Re: openbkweb-0.0

From: Geert Uytterhoeven (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 10:45:40 EST

On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Larry McVoy wrote:
> I'm more than a little disgusted by this thread and the attitude of some
> in it. It's all well and good to whine about the BK license, but before
> you do, how about quantifying the amount of good it has done for the
> kernel development process over the last year? All sorts of people have
> pointed out that things are going a lot better, perhaps you want to take
> that into consideration before you decide to yank this particular chain.

Indeed. Linus' patch-dropping-rate has declined a lot since he started using
BK, making life easier for maintainers, and people started to write better
changelogs, making lifer easier for whoever wants to follow kernel development.

Kudos, Larry!



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that. -- Linus Torvalds

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