As has been confirmed, Microsoft is buying out GitHub. Now with microsoft’s track record for disregarding privacy, collecting data and sabotaging competitions’ progress through their EEE policy and other unsavory tactics, are there plans to migrate away from GitHub?
Not yet. We are taking a “wait and see” approach. GitHub was closed source already. Watching to see if the Eula, or privacy statement changes. The other thing is that the new CEO has a pretty good track record in oss, is a Linux user (historically). If we see something that we disagree with ( ethics, privacy, etc) we will evaluate at that time and react appropriately.
Don’t get me wrong, head isn’t stuck in the sand, but also not jumping the gun.
And remember, this is day one. We don’t know what the future will bring. We have to evaluate with all of the information to make an appropriate decision.
Fair enough. Like you said, we’ll wait and see