My fault. I'm sorry. End of discussion.
On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 03:48:24PM -0800, Kip Macy wrote:
> > => whoever owns BitKeeper at some point won't sue you,
> > In light of recent events that is a genuinely compelling point.
> Given that we have shown our committment to the open source community by
> turning down overtures from Red Hat, VA Linux, Borland, and multiple VC's,
> it's not a compelling point at all. If I was motivated strictly by money
> I would have either kept my 3% of Cobalt or kept my position as emp #4
> at Google, either of which would have made me far more money than BK will.
> Money isn't the reason we'd sell out, we would have done that by now,
> we've had multiple offers, any one of which would have made me enough
> money that I would never have had to ever deal with another mail message
> like this one.
> On the other hand, I'm less than thrilled with being, as Kip pointed
> out, pointlessly flamed for doing something that has been of tremendous
> help no matter how you look at it. I'd appreciate it if the people who
> were happy using BK kept on using it and if the rest of the people were
> polite enough to air their opinions anywhere but my mailbox. I've done
> my part and gotten off of all public lists so I don't bother anyone with
> my opinions, it would be oh-so-pleasant if my good friends in Germany
> were to return the favor.
> Larry McVoy lm at bitmover.com
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