Today's news of Microsoft purchasing Github pushed my butt into gear. Set up a self-hosted instance in 20 mins or so. Works perfectly, painless transition thus far.

only exists as it does today because it is susceptible to future capture by capital. Its freedom is predicated on future value. As pointed out ages ago, decentralization, GPL, and relentless copying are forks off of this path. There are others as well.

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