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Date:      Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:53:12 +0200
From:      David Demelier <markand@malikania.fr>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Microsoft github acquisition official
Message-ID:  <700afc2c6952dc99c5d1220453f7a59f83bef67a.camel@malikania.fr>
In-Reply-To: <20180607081203.f74acbb7802284800060ad93@sohara.org>
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On Thu, 2018-06-07 at 08:12 +0100, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Jun 2018 18:47:13 -0600
> The Doctor <doctor@doctor.nl2k.ab.ca> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Jun 07, 2018 at 12:21:34AM +0000, Carmel NY wrote:
> > > I just heard that the deal was official. Microsoft acquired
> > > Github for
> > > 7.5 billion dollars.
> > > 
> > > https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/4/17422788/microsoft-github-acqui
> > > sition-official-deal
> > > 
> > 
> > Definitely the case!
> > 
> > Time for an opengit.org!
> 
> 	Erm Gitlab ? From the Gitlab wikipedia entry:
> 
> ----------------
> In June 2018, the acquisition of competitor GitHub by
> Microsoft[24][25]
> caused a migration of over 250,000 projects to GitLab[26].
> ----------------
> 

Until it gets bought by facebook or amazon or anything not opensource
in mind.

FreeBSD already hosts their source code for now, we don't need to use a
private closed source host.

-- 
David



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