[Spread-users] Public CVS?

Ben Laurie ben at algroup.co.uk
Mon Sep 24 06:56:57 EDT 2001

Sean Chittenden wrote:
> > OK. Maybe I'm not conspiracy minded enough, but I didn't quite follow
> > this... If you mean that corporate types could use Spread and not give us
> > credit or notice and lie about it, then yes, they can, they always can,
> > and my view is that you will never win dealing with cheaters and liars as
> > they will always be better and it then I want to be. So I want to minimize
> > their negative impact on me (and CNDS and SC) and spend my time working
> > with honest people and reputable companies who know that our work together
> > can be a 'win-win' deal (as the business types and game-theorists say)
> Actually, my thoughts weren't along the cheat/steal lines, so much as a
> corporation not wanting the developers to be privy to what corporations
> are using their work.
> In any case, I've got an account, it took 15min to have it setup and am
> working away happily with it.  My thoughts on anon CVS are known, but
> now that I'm far enough along that I need spread working, I caved am now
> chunking away getting a distributed persistence layer/module/interface
> working for ruby.  That said, here's a technical question re: spread.

I trust you are aware of Splash, which would only need a Ruby interface
to do this?




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doesn't mind who gets the credit." - Robert Woodruff

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