Re: openbkweb-0.0

From: Davide Libenzi (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 20:05:08 EST

On Sat, 15 Feb 2003, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> Larry McVoy wrote:
> > But nobody seems willing to stand up and say "well, maybe if we hadn't been
> > stealing all this music these laws might not have come into existence".
> >
> > I'll leave you to make the BitKeeper connection, I'm sure you are smart
> > enough to do so.
> On this we agree. Point well made!
> The best thing for all may be a huge whip round to pay Bitmover enough
> for them to be _happy_ to open the protocol.

IMHO, Larry does not even need to "open the protocol". He could simply
release a tool with limited functionalities under a different license.
Wrong ?

> Anyone want to start a fund? I offer to donate US$100 (and that's 2
> weeks income for me ATM).

You might want to pass the above text through 'sed' using s/weeks/hours/ :)

- Davide

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