Public Access to Perforce?

David Rhodus sdrhodus at
Wed Aug 18 08:19:30 PDT 2004

On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 16:11:44 +0100, Doug Rabson <dfr at> wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 August 2004 15:28, David Rhodus wrote:
> > On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 17:57:19 +0400, Roman Kurakin <rik at>
> wrote:
> > > I fully agree with you. But this not affect "open source"ness.
> > > I'd rather call it open development.
> > >
> > > rik
> >
> > Yes, it does when the public doesn't have direct access to the
> > development work going on.  Thats what started this thread in the
> > first place.
> This is ludicrous. You don't have access to my private source trees on
> my private machines where I test and develop software before committing
> it to CVS. How does that change the fact that when I commit that
> software it has a standard two clause BSD open source license.

Well that is fine if that is the method in which you are using the
perforce system. But when overly large commits hit the cvs tree from
perforce which should have came with incremental changes so there
could be more detail public scrutiny, etc.. there is a problem.

                                            Steven David Rhodus
                                            <drhodus at>

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