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Re: svn-load 0.10 release

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 09:36:42 -0400

dann frazier <dannf_at_dannf.org> writes:
> svn-load came into existance because the copyright holder for
> svn_load_dirs.pl hasn't made it available under a license that permits
> things like redistribution, modification, etc. This means that at
> least one distribution (Debian) chose to stop shipping it, causing a
> functionality regression for our users. After unsuccessful attempts to
> have it made available under an open source license, I chose to
> reimplement it.

To be clear: the issue is more about the copyright holder's uncertainty
as to whether a former employer has any claim over the code. If it were
merely up to the listed holder, there'd be no problem.

Dann, you might want to make maintain feature comparison table on the
web page, and when you've subsumed all the features of the old script,
make an announcement here. It sounds like you're very close...

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Received on 2008-04-24 15:37:13 CEST

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