-----Original Message----- From: Python-Dev <python-dev-bounces+tritium- email@example.com> On Behalf Of Ivan Pozdeev via Python-Dev Sent: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 10:01 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 b
On 05.06.2018 17:28, Martin Gainty wrote: who owns the Data hosted on Github?
Github Author? Microsoft?
Martin https://help.github.com/articles/github-terms-of-service/#d-user- generated-content :
"You own content you create, but you allow us certain rights to it, so
can display and share the content you post. You still have control over
content, and responsibility for it, and the rights you grant us are
those we need to provide the service. We have the right to remove content or close Accounts if we need to."
And this is not likely to change under Microsoft. CodePlex had similar language, as does BitBucket, GitLab, and pretty much any service that hosts creative content that isnt a social network (and even then, some of them do too.)
From: Python-Dev <python-dev- email@example.com> on behalf of M.-A. Lemburg firstname.lastname@example.org Sent: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 7:54 AM To: Antoine Pitrou; email@example.com Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion
Something that may change is the way they treat Github accounts, after all, MS is very much a sales driven company.
But then there's always the possibility to move to Gitlab as alternative (hosted or run on PSF VMs), so I would worry too much.
Do note, however, that the value in Github is not so much with the products they have, but with the data. Their databases know more about IT developer than anyone else and given that Github is put under the AI umbrella in MS should tell us something :-)
On 04.06.2018 19:02, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
That's true, but Microsoft has a lot of stakes in the
For example, since it has its own CI service that it tries to
(VSTS), is it in Microsoft's best interest to polish and
integrations with other CI services?
On Mon, 4 Jun 2018 09:06:28 -0700 Guido van Rossum firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 8:40 AM, Antoine Pitrou
On Mon, 4 Jun 2018 17:03:27 +0200 Victor Stinner email@example.com wrote:
At this point, I have no opinion about the event :-) I just
it should make GitHub more sustainable since Microsoft
is a big
company with money and interest in GitHub. I'm also
nothing will change soon. IMHO there is no need to
It does spell uncertainty on the long term. While there is
no need to
worry for now, I think it gives a different colour to the
moving issues to Github.
I don't see how this *increases* the uncertainty. Surely if
remained independent there would have been be similar
concerns about how it
would make enough money to stay in business.
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