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


If this happens, I shall be hosting my own repos, or just move to GitLab.

Whatever MS does in OSS is done for the benefit of MS and not the end users. It's a business strategy and MS is a for-profit company. The minute there's a window to earn money by obscurity or access control (raising prices etc) MS will do it.

I pay 7 bucks exactly because gh was "corpo-agnostic". Now that premise is gone.

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