[Rack] [Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge Github Account

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Thu Dec 15 15:39:01 PST 2011


On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 3:36 PM, Zephyr Pellerin
<zephyr.pellerin at gmail.com>wrote:

> "Hmm. I have very mixed feelings about this, although my opinion is
> observational at best as I don't contribute to any Noisebridge repositories.
>
> Some things to keep in mind though: there's currently a very complicated
> argument going on about digital ownership, especially in the United States.
> What happens if github decides to suspend access to the Noisebridge
> account, or they hand over access IP addresses to the government and don't
> tell anyone?
>
> I don't really care about the mini-control war between hg and git, except
> to point out that there are solutions that can be locally hosted."
>
> I was thinking about this myself, we lose nothing if github goes down, but
> it wouldn't be good. The only other major source code hosting that use git
> that I'm familiar with are in China, which has approximately 0 chance of
> being more acceptable than github at noisebridge.
>

Really? Where's that?

I think Bitbucket supports git nowadays. They're also now owned by a
company that's partly in SF. Github is distributed, but based in SF.

--j
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