[kde-community] Official KDE mirror on github

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 07:55:14 UTC 2015


On Monday 17 August 2015 09:51:02 Jos van den Oever wrote:
> On Monday 17 August 2015 09:43:04 Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> > People even get pissed that we're not on github, github is, after all
> > the,
> > Official Git Place. They don't trust a git repo that's not on github...
> 
> In real life, I very often have to correct people who conflate git and
> github. Github was very successful in hijacking git. That's a big
> achievement, but having one big player is not healthy for the ecosystem
> and its inhabitants.
> 
> The network effect is the big enabler here. GitHub, just like Facebook,
> Windows, and more recently WhatsApp, grew because people felt they could
> not avoid it. (I left out political examples ;-)

Sure. That is why we are active on twitter, facebook and Google Plus - we 
might not like it and prefer diaspora, but people are on Twitter, Facebook 
and Google Plus and the only one who gets hurt if we are not there is - us 
and the thing we care about.

> Cheers,
> Jos
> 
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