Bazaar and Debian

Barry Warsaw barry at
Fri Jun 14 14:29:52 UTC 2013

On Jun 14, 2013, at 08:03 AM, Russel Winder wrote:

>On Thu, 2013-06-13 at 14:39 -0400, Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> and Bazaar is the GNU recommended dvcs.  Second, we cannot host our code on a
>> closed source hosting platform, so that rules out Github and Mercurial.
>I guess you mean BitBucket rather than Mercurial?

Oops, right!

>Given the increasing lack of maintenance of Bazaar, will GNU come under
>pressure to drop it as the preferred DVCS? The alternative is for GNU to
>assume responsibility for ensuring there is maintenance, but can this

Well, Bazaar is GPL'd so I think it *could* happen, but I stopped trying to be
an internet lawyer a decade ago ;).  I don't know if it will or should, but I
personally think it's the most logical future for Bazaar.

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