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:
https://about.gitlab.com/

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.

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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