Computer World has a story reporting further ripples in the open source pond produced by the dispute over BitKeeper.
Archive for the 'BitKeeper' Category
Forbes is keen on the BitKeeper story; here’s more, a profile of Larry McVoy. The Reg reproduced the earlier article from Forbes, much to the chargrin of some of their readers.
“A Setback For Linux” - at Forbes.com.
The Guardian has been the first major UK outlet to take note of the BitKeeper saga (passim) and thinks that it might have been a good thing for the community.
This is from an article by Glen Moody in the Online section of the paper:
You may not have noticed, but the open source community had one […]
…”Tridgell drops Bitkeeper Bombshell” - on the Register
“Linux community in BitKeeper spat” - PCPro
Torvalds comes up with an alternative to BitKeeper:
“BitKeeper: No holds barred open source infighting” - ZDNet
“Torvalds unveils Git” - UKBuilder
“Linux [sic] Torvalds turns to ‘git’” - The Inquirer
But Tridgell continues to tinker:
“Tridgell demos Bitkeeper interoperability” - The Register
“Tridgell speaks out in BitKeeper war” - ZDNet Australia
You may have heard about the current controversy involving Linus Torvalds, the Bitkeeper software and certain other players, including Andrew Tridgell and Larry McVoy.
The core of the disagreement is basically philosophical - many developers believe that Linux should only be developed using open source tools, and so, given that one of the of the […]