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Re: salsa.debian.org maintenance (GitLab 11.1.4 upgrade, external storage migration)




On 2018-08-17 16:11:22 +0200 (+0200), Wouter Verhelst wrote:
[...]
> It is true that the whole "cloud" thing does have some impact on free
> software, and it is indeed also true that this is something that should
> be considered when deciding on a strategy; however, it is *not* correct
> to assume that a cloud provider which uses free software is in any way
> less of a problem in that context than a cloud provider which does not.
> Both are cases of you relying on a third party for part of the service
> which you provide, and so there is no real difference.

Unless there is also a goal to show support for the projects which
create those free software backends, by choosing the providers who
deploy them over providers who build their own proprietary backends
rather than participating in open community development efforts.
-- 
Jeremy Stanley

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