This is a note to people moving their repositories blindly to Gitlab.org: do you know Google is actually a huge investor in Gitlab?
The issue is not about Microsoft buying Github. The issue is about centralization and silos.
You do not solve that by moving your data from one silo to another.
You solve that by relying on small providers you can trust, or by becoming a provider yourself.
@Canageek the difficulty is not about syncing git repositories. Git itself is pretty much decentralized by nature and designed to handle that.
But federating issues and pull requests, and authorizations, and so on... Well, that's not that easy.
@eliotberriot Right, but it seems a logical extension of gits decentralized nature, doesn't it?
@Canageek it is needed, yes. It does not mean it's an easy problem to solve though ;)
@eliotberriot Or it would be solved already.
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