re: What's your opinion on Microsoft's GitHub Acquisition? VIEW POST

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None of us should forget that the monopolistic proven behavior of Micro$oft has been a prime cause of the free software and the open source movements. Furthermore Windows' hegemony has directly fueled the development of the Linux operating system.

The M$ open source shift is a smoke screen to enable them to lock little by little GitHub inside of their proprietary software which are costly and of questionable quality.

So now, the wolf is guarding the sheeps... Sorry, I would like to believe in M$ sincerity but I can't when I see every moves M$ did with their deep pockets to weave their spiderweb to lock the developers (linda.com buying, linkedin.com buying then GitHub buying). That said, I'm afraid for StackOverflow..

What does Linus Torvalds think about it?

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