[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo guidelines for code hosting ?
gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 16:45:00 PDT 2015
On 10/18/2015 10:37 PM, Andreas Hocevar wrote:
>> On 18 Oct 2015, at 12:34, Angelos Tzotsos <gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It is true that GitHub is not Free Software, so IMO we should not be depending on it. I see the ethical issues that arise from using a non Free provider and it is not the only case in our ecosystem eg. Transifex used to be Free Software and it is not anymore:
> This is quite an inaccurate statement, and a different story too. You could still go to https://github.com/transifex/transifex, clone the repo, set up a Transifex instance on your server, or even continue developing it. It's GPL licensed after all.
OK, let me rephrase that: transifex.com is not Free Software any more...
Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
OSGeo Charter Member
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