Emacs repository benchmark: bzr and git

dhruva dhruvakm at gmail.com
Sat Mar 29 10:13:25 GMT 2008

I personally find it odd to compare between a GNU product and another
GPL software. IMHO, we should be treating all GPLed softwares equally.
Hence, comparison between git and bzr can be termed as apple to apple


On 3/29/08, David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> wrote:
> Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse.de> writes:
> > Xavier Maillard <xma at gnu.org> writes:
> >
> >>    I personally do not see a single mail which can tilt the scale
> >>    in favor of bzr except it is part of GNU project.
> >>
> >> The "except it is part of GNU project" is the _main_ reason.
> >
> > When an arbitrary political decision wipes away all technical arguments
> > it is not helping free software in any way.
> Uh, an arbitrary political decision wiping away all technical arguments
> is what started free software in the first place.
> The question is not whether the decision is political or technical.  The
> free software movement is, after all, a political one.  The question is
> whether it is the right political decision.  I am not convinced of that.
> But your argument is putting the cart before the horse.  We should let
> ourselves be directed by our goals, not by letting gravity take its
> course at the place where we already are.
> --
> David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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