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.
@eliotberriot one upside of Gitlab is that it's open, so you can stand up your own instance if Google starts pulling shit.
Not an option with Github
(I went with docker for some reason, rather than my usual vm style deployment... but as it's a single executable even that should be easy - point it at your database and go.)
Various other places have info on self-hosting it like https://lollipopcloud.solutions/ who are here as @cloud (I think.) I didn't use their setup, but know some who have...
social.coop is a cooperatively-run corner of the Fediverse. The instance is democratically governed by its members, who generally share an interest in the co-op model, but topics of discussion range widely.
Our instance is supported by sliding scale contributions of $1-10/mo made via Open Collective. You must have an active Open Collective account to apply for membership; you may set one up here