> 10 mars 2017 kl. 01:17 skrev <andr...@itship.ch> <andr...@itship.ch>:
> Thanks for your comments and insights, Jakob.
> I just want to shortly assure you that I really liked your emails and your
> Before GitHub, sourceforge.net was the singular main hoster for FOSS
> They lost their status when they bundled the downloads with adware (and
Something like that can happen.
But I stand by my point - github and it's social network is unique.
> BitKeeper vs. Linux (the reason we have git now).
So thanks to Bitkeeper we could push the state of the art away from CVS. Great.
> On 2017-03-01 GitHub introduced
> Basically, when uploading FOSS-licensed content to GitHub, the uploader
> automatically grants GitHub a special license, so actually a case of
> The problem now is, that when the content is copyrighted by other authors
> beside the uploader,
> then the uploader cannot (in usual cases) actually grant this license legally
> to GitHub, as most FOSS-licenses forbid sublicensing and/or removal of the
> original attributions.
Just ... not accurate.
> I don't believe GitHub will take big damage because of this, especially as
> there is no serious contender on the rise.
Exactly there's none.
> But it's surely a sign that GitHub is not a singularity from the usual
> development of such things.
> It's not an idealistic group of nerds anymore, but a big company (e.g. lookup
> the "github meritocracy" drama).
I never said nor implied such a thing.
I just observe that github is the largest community of software developers in
the history of the Universe.
> For the other points mentioned by you and others about picolisp:
> Just do it. PicoLisp is MIT-licensed. Action speaks louder than words.
Put up or shut up? Of course you are right. About me. Because I know where to
find everything picolisp related. But I argue (maybe incorrectly) that there
can be other people in a kind of Hitchikers guide to the Galaxy situation -
Picolisp is behind the leopard etc...
But all this is beside the point for PicoLisp, we know now that it won't come
to github. I just wanted to defend my own viewpoint, I didn't like how I was
> I'm on it.
Speaking of, anybody tried to compile emu pico in emscripten?