Confirmed! Microsoft is Buying GitHub for $7.5 Billion (Update: New CEO)

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Some limitations were set on migrating projects from github to gitlab due to the insane about of resources gitlab had to push in to keep it up
 

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Can here be a poll regarding this issue? just curious to know the mood of MT members. I'm just asking...
 
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Update: Nat Friedman will become GitHub’s new CEO starting Monday, 29th October 2018.

I’m thrilled to share that the Microsoft acquisition of GitHub is complete. Monday is my first day as CEO. Millions of people rely on GitHub every day, and I am honored by the opportunity to lead this company.

When we announced the acquisition in June, I shared two principles for GitHub that are worth repeating:
  • GitHub will operate independently as a community, platform, and business. This means that GitHub will retain its developer-first values, distinctive spirit, and open extensibility. We will always support developers in their choice of any language, license, tool, platform, or cloud.
  • GitHub will retain its product philosophy. We love GitHub because of the deep care and thoughtfulness that goes into every facet of the developer’s experience. I understand and respect this, and know that we will continue to build tasteful, snappy, polished tools that developers love.
Ultimately, my job is to make GitHub better for you.

Source: Pull request successfully merged. Starting build…
 

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Oh my god. Someone please set up a new Github. I have lost faith in everything now. God why couldn't it at least be Google or whatever. Ugh.
 
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Let's all put a dollar in a common box and save it until we saved 7.6B dollars and re-buy GitHub.

Disclaimer: if by 2 months we didn't achieve the total, RoboMan & Associates will keep all the saved money. No refunds.