Re: BitBucket: GPL-ed *notrademarkhere* clone

Jeff Garzik (
Sun, 02 Mar 2003 21:32:48 -0500

nickn wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 12:12:58PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>>My counter-question is, why not improve an _existing_ open source SCM to
>>read and write BitKeeper files? Why do we need yet another brand new
> Or improve BK to export and import on demand of an existing open source SCM.

That may be possible with OpenCM, but it's a bit of a stretch for the
other existing SCMs. Regardless, if BK can export metadata to an open
format (such as a defined XML spec), then the SCM interchange
possibilities are only limited by a programmer's time and imagination.


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