Re: please do *never* use GitHub for free software, was Re: Salsa vs Github
- Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 09:50:48 +0100
- From: Paul Sutton <zleap@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: please do *never* use GitHub for free software, was Re: Salsa vs Github
On 17/05/2019 09:39, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2019 at 09:28:51AM +0200, Dominik George wrote:
>>>> please do*never* use GitHub for free software
> Thanks for the links. Up to now, I avoided Github mainly because
> I'm always wary of those "open core", which pay lip service to
> "Open Source" (and make heavy use of free software) while taking
> advantage of the network effect to keep users captive.
> After Microsoft's "kiss of death" they're doubly-suspect to me.
> But it's always good to have some links by smarter people than
> -- t
I agree that if we stick to either using salsa for Debian projects it
makes it easier to collaborate, keeps everything together and Debian ,
as hosts, keeps interests at heart, accountability is then to the
community. Similarly if we self host a repository structure then we are
As the underpinning idea allows us to collaborate cross platforms then
we have the choice.
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