BitMover Announces BitKeeper to CVS Converter

Jun 01, 2005, 01:00 ET from BitMover Inc.

    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BitMover Inc., the
 provider of BitKeeper, the industry's only peer-to-peer collaborative
 development tool, today announced the availability of their BitKeeper to CVS
 export tool.
     This tool is part of BitMover's migration strategy as they focus
 exclusively on their rapidly growing commercial customer base. This shift is
 expected to significantly accelerate BitMover's development of their next
 generation tools.
     For those projects that will not avail themselves of BitKeeper's
 commercial program there is an export utility that will convert a BitKeeper
 repository into a CVS repository. You will find instructions on how to use
 that utility at: .
     Beginning July 1, 2005, all existing BitKeeper binaries will require
 license keys to enable continued use. Users wishing to request commercial
 evaluation licenses can do so at: .
     The hosted projects website, BK/Bits, will continue to be a warehouse for
 open source projects and can be accessed with the open source client. Many
 projects will be converting to commercial and will continue to supply source
 on BK/Bits.
     About BitMover Inc.
     Founded in 1998, BitMover Inc. is a privately held San Francisco-based
 company that produces BitKeeper. BitKeeper shortens the software development
 lifecycle by providing the industry's only peer-to-peer collaborative
 development tool. Many of the world's largest independent software and
 hardware vendors have used BitKeeper to more effectively manage their
 development projects. Companies from startups to the Fortune 100 use BitKeeper
 to increase their productivity. BitKeeper enables best practices in software
 development through powerful workflow capabilities, gives managers absolute
 control over their projects, and enables greater productivity in engineers
 through best-in-class merge technology. More than 48,000 BitKeeper seats are
 deployed worldwide. For more information, please see .

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