[Olsr-users] [RFC] Move to GitLab

Lonnie Nunweiler (spam-protected)
Thu Jun 7 05:25:08 CEST 2018

I never considered that.  I was more worried about the concept of them
killing it.

I should have thought of that because that is the main reason I do not
like any cloud storage.  You never know who has access.

Lonnie Nunweiler
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On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 3:40 PM, Bernd Petrovitsch
<(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Hi all!
> On Tue, 2018-06-05 at 15:12 -0600, Lonnie Nunweiler wrote:
> [...]
>> reasons for the pull-out.  Why would Microsoft be any different?  Who
>> would spend Billions for something that makes no profit?  It would
> If one believes http://hintjens.com/blog:111, GitHub was far from a
> non-profit organization.
>> take a few racks of servers (which would be easy for M$) to duplicate
>> GitHub so the price they are paying is for something else.
> Well, there are commercial (because you have to pay for it unless
> you're a student) private/proprietory repos at GitHub.
> IMHO the real commercial ones have ATM a serious problem with a fat
> software producer/vendor like M$FT getting their hands on the repos.
> And moving now somewhere else is very probably too late as GitHub
> surely has backups.
> To make the long story short: If you really want to keep it
> private/propriatory, you must self-host your repos or you are at the
> mercy of whatever happens outside of your area of influence ....
> And yes, all of that doesn't hold for free/open-source/... repos
> because everyone can clone them every day ....
> Kind regards,
>         Bernd
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