In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said: > > What a sad day it is. It seems that one day the whole Internet will beowned > > and run my four companies: Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook.I guess > > I'll be doing what the Free Pascal project has done all along...Host my own > > repositories and bug tracker. Less sh*t and in full controlor my work. > > I've had plans to move many of my projects off SourceForge to GitHubbecause > > of SourceForge's performance problems and frequent outages. Nowthat plan > > will NOT happen and I'll most likely start hosting my ownpublic > > repositories instead. > > Another problem with Sourceforge is the fact that they enthusiastically > block access to any country that's currently on the US government's > *hitlist. I don't know what Github's policy was on that but it's pretty > sure what MS's will be... which is absolutely correct in the context of > an American corporation, but not in the context of non-American users or > paying customers.
Actually Microsoft is quite a large cloud provider, and can afford to partition its offerings and isn't as dependent on a single point (or continent) hosting as others. _______________________________________________ fpc-other maillist - email@example.com http://lists.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fpc-other