Put the D in DVCS
The problem with a Monopoly in a Decentralized ecosystem… It kills the ecosystem. Oh hello GitHub, I didn’t notice you standing there. We need the D in DVCS But how do you get it? Pushing to multiple source code hosts needs to be as easy as git push all. This process was primarily derived from a much more in depth StackOverflow. $ git clone git://original/repo.git $ git remote -v origin git://original/repo.
I'm Leaving Github
I Am Using GitHub Under Protest Github decided to sponsor me, because they rely on my tools. In spite of that, I’m leaving. Why? I certainly do not have the spare-time to move hundreds of projects to a new home… but I’m getting started. Some Issues A recent proposal to extend Github-flavored Markdown (ref) Literally breaks regular markdown syntax of links in headings. English-only Incompatible with Semantic HTML (POSH) (by abusing the blockquote tag; this also raises issues of accessibility) Incompatible with existing Markdown standards proposals Ignores the community-centered approach to extending Markdown, which, ironically, Github started Contributes to vendor lock-in.