OT: Microsoft wants to buy Github!

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Jun 2 20:09:20 EDT 2018

Rick Harrison wrote:

 > I thought you might all want to keep your eyes on this one.
 > https://fossbytes.com/microsoft-github-aquisition-report/ >
 > Is it time we start pulling software from Github to let them
 > know we are not in favor of this acquisition?
 > How will this effect LiveCode?
 > What do you think?

Some of my friends in the open source world are suggesting GitLab:

This move is only partially motivated by the Microsoft bid, and mostly 
because GitLab itself is open source while GitHub is not, something 
that's important to FOSS advocates.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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