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perforce tool (was: Re: cvs2svn)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-04-17 00:17:27 CEST

On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 02:13:50PM -0700, Jason Molenda wrote:
> It may be useful to look at the Perforce import tool. They have a
> list of problems/limitations with their bourne shell/awk importer
> script here:
> http://www.perforce.com/perforce/technotes/note031.html
> Their script is on their ftp site, but with no copyright notices.
> You can find a linke to it here:
> http://www.perforce.com/perforce/loadsupp.html#conv
> Although I would hesitate to look at the source if you intend to
> work on cvs2svn (just my own paranoid opinion). I thought there
> was a Perl import script as well, but I didn't find it after a few
> minutes of looking around.

Not so paranoid.

Generally, a copyright exists on something written by somebody, whether they
declare it or not. And in the absence of a license which *gives* you rights,
you have none with respect to that work.

[ a copyright holds all rights. licenses relaxes specific rights. ]


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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