[Python-Dev] Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion

Matěj Cepl mcepl at cepl.eu
Wed Jun 6 04:55:22 EDT 2018

On 2018-06-05, 15:03 GMT, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> I was actually looking into this recently to see if the  
> repository import feature could be used to run a regularly 
> updated repository mirror that included all issues and PR 
> comments in addition to the code,

Good, thank you very much. I didn’t, so I just worked out of the 
PR materials and documentation on their side. I am glad somebody 

> I'm more confident in my ability to predict Microsoft's 
> business incentives based on the prevailing technology 
> landscape than I am in my ability to predict the actions of 
> a VC firm like Andreesen Horowitz :) 

Perhaps. I still would be more comfortable, if we were thinking 
from time to time about alternatives in case Microsoft (or 
somebody else) returns to The Bad Old Ways. I hope it won't 
happen, but it might.


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