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Naoki
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Re: Time to ditch Github I guess
06/09/18 03:25 AM


> > Microsoft Corp. has agreed to acquire GitHub Inc., the code repository company
> > popular with many software developers.
>
> Although there's no details, there's all the things that Microsoft "could" possibly
> do....
>
>
> - Force you to use microsoft logins instead of github ones, thus giving them more
> information as to who you are and what you do, and via LinkedIn, your real details.
>
> - Quietly bring new terms of service preventing developers of certain windows tools
> (if they exist) from using the service.... or worse.
>
> - Decide to take ownership of projects that interest them, like it or not.
>
> - Impose unrealistic restrictions on project size or other parameters
>
> - Bring in more ways to force a paid model (after all I bet this acquisition wasn't
> for peanuts)
>
> - and so on...
>
> Or maybe they'll be real nice about it and let things continue as they are... who
> knows?

When a company blocks updates for the older OSes just because you have a new CPU in a shameless gun-point threat to go to Windows 10.... yeah I dont trust MS's plans


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Subject Posted by Posted on
* Time to ditch Github I guess Kitsune Sniper 06/03/18 10:51 PM
. * Re: Time to ditch Github I guess Robbbert  06/06/18 08:29 AM
. * Re: Time to ditch Github I guess Naoki  06/09/18 03:25 AM
. * Re: Time to ditch Github I guess B2K24  06/09/18 04:13 AM
. * Re: Time to ditch Github I guess Naoki  06/12/18 10:18 PM
. * Re: Time to ditch Github I guess RdW  06/06/18 11:45 PM
. * Re: Time to ditch Github I guess Vas Crabb  06/04/18 01:13 AM

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