Day 93 of the Series:

It took me a couple years for GitHub inspire even a little bit of trust from me after the Microsoft purchase. That's gone now. Maybe permanently.

mikestone.me/i-dont-trust-gith

@mike wait Friedman is “trying to make it better?” I hadn’t heard to before. What’s the story with that?

@Spaceface16518 @mike he got in contact with the devs and offered to help.

I had to look it up after reading your post Mike, I thought it was a legal requirement to remove the content if you receive a DMCA takedown request. But apparently it isn't... You can contest it and then the senders have 14 days to file a lawsuit. Before I learned that I would have said that GH didn't do anything wrong. But now I agree with you.

For now I am going to stick with them for my repos but that is just because there aren't any other good options really and I don't have time to setup my own CI/CD pipelines... I would love to self host everything but there is only so much time in this world.

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@dustyp
Out of curiosity, how does Gitlab not work for you?

@TheCraiggers
* the UI is terrible
* at least once every time I try to use it pages just won't even load
* Their CI/CD is complete garbage, it just refuses to run steps sometimes until you re run the job
* This is going to sound petty but changing the name "Pull Request" to "Merge Request" even though PR is an industry standard is just stupid.
* They have a very similar DMCA policy to GitHub so in this case if wouldn't really make a difference...

@TheCraiggers really the only benefit the Gitlab has is it isn't owned my Microsoft... But for me the downsides strongly outweigh that.

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