[Python-Dev] Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion
solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jun 4 13:02:02 EDT 2018
That's true, but Microsoft has a lot of stakes in the ecosystem.
For example, since it has its own CI service that it tries to promote
(VSTS), is it in Microsoft's best interest to polish and improve
integrations with other CI services?
On Mon, 4 Jun 2018 09:06:28 -0700
Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 8:40 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, 4 Jun 2018 17:03:27 +0200
> > Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > At this point, I have no opinion about the event :-) I just guess that
> > > it should make GitHub more sustainable since Microsoft is a big
> > > company with money and interest in GitHub. I'm also confident that
> > > nothing will change soon. IMHO there is no need to worry about
> > > anything.
> > 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 debate about
> > moving issues to Github.
> I don't see how this *increases* the uncertainty. Surely if GitHub had
> remained independent there would have been be similar concerns about how it
> would make enough money to stay in business.
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