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Offline ENAY

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Offline Derron

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Re: Microsoft acquires github?
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2018, 12:58:10 PM »
Dunno how many repos they have at github for now... if they are business users the price tag might be some thousand dollars lower when subtracting the now paid fees  :P

For some github might loose its "independend and cool" status but the majority uses it because "all use it" (people dislike signing up to somewhere, people are lazy to adjust api URIs ...).
As MS is more and more "open" to open source it does not sound as bad as it might have sounded 10 years ago.

But most of these internet startups / services went down and down after they got acquired, let's see if the IT crowd has to move on.


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Re: Microsoft acquires github?
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2018, 03:56:57 PM »
acquires?

"acquired":
https://news.microsoft.com/2018/06/04/microsoft-to-acquire-github-for-7-5-billion/


Next is
Microsoft to acquire syntaxbomb for 7.5 melon ;-D

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Re: Microsoft acquires github?
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2018, 06:02:16 PM »
Next is
Microsoft to acquire syntaxbomb for 7.5 melon ;-D
Sticky bun and a nice cup of tea and it's yours ;D
Until the next time...

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Re: Microsoft acquires github?
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2018, 06:06:00 PM »
Github is my favorite because of the repository code search \ online grep.
I learned a lot and saved a lot of time using their code search.

For example, to get to the source code of a tool in Blender: you search for the tool's tooltip text to find the .CPP where it's initialised, then around there you can find its '_exec' callback with all the juicy details etc. You just saved ten minutes.

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Re: Microsoft acquires github?
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2018, 06:20:31 PM »
My girlfriend ( who is in IT too ) knows that I use GitHub for my own private code, code that I share, and we that we also have git at work on our own private servers. When I told her that M$oft have bought them... the first words from her were 'Oh no'  :))
To be is to be perceived.

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Offline Derron

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Re: Microsoft acquires github?
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2018, 06:42:59 PM »
Hmm... mine (wife, not girlfriend) would have replied with: oh, next season of Grey's Anatomy is out. Wanna have!

I use github... because others use it, because most tools support it and because it is ad free, fast, has amazon CDN for content delivery ... I only miss a better issue tracker.


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Re: Microsoft acquires github?
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2018, 09:39:42 PM »
I don't use github at all. BitBucket stores all my stuff and, even though the unpaid use only lets me save private projects, I can still share the project with others via an email address, if I need to. Not that I do that much. If I wanted to put the source code public then I'd just pack it up into a zip and put it on the website with a link or similar.

 

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