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[–] 4z01235 4 points 3 months ago (1 children)

GitHub is a git hosting provider, but it also has its own service software for all the peripherals - organizations, issues, pull requests, all the user account management stuff, etc. AFAIK those parts are mostly/all proprietary.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago) (1 children)

So we've moved from "GitHub is not open source" to "GitHub has some support software for peripheral features that is not open-source?" I'm definitely failing to see the rant-worthiness of it at this point. It's certainly not monopolistic, platforms like GitLab and Bitbucket also provide these features. And I'd bet that some of them have their own proprietary software to support these things too.

[–] 4z01235 3 points 3 months ago (1 children)

"We" haven't moved anywhere, I just chimed in for the first time with my interpretation of what the other person was talking about. Jeez.

[–] [email protected] 2 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

"We" as in the conversation as a whole. You joined an ongoing thread.