what's your FOSS recommendation for or alternative?
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@verbumfeit @pcastela @codeberg
I understand Gitlab as as Github clone (at least when it began). I've heard about and looked at Codeberg briefly a couple of times and it looks interesting, but I never really got: What is setting Codeberg apart?

@floppy @pcastela @codeberg Codeberg is a non-profit, registered in Germany. They already have the funds to keep the project going for the next 50(?) years (source missing) and are very transparent: blog.codeberg.org/

On the technology side they are building on gitea, a very nice open source git server/webfrontend.

@verbumfeit @pcastela @codeberg
Thank you for the explanation!

So the biggest difference is the ethics, supporting good maintainers, I assume.

@floppy @pcastela @codeberg Ethics and the knowledge that your code is not at the mercy of a money focused corporation.

Also dat slick logo :codeberg:

@verbumfeit @pcastela @codeberg
Good points! Also, +1 for dat logo indeed.

Later this year I will (finally) continue on realising quite a few plans on self-hosting. At the same time I have never been very much on Gitlab/Github/etc.

I'm wondering whether I should host my own repositories or whether I should stick to one of the public platforms. (Also in terms of self-promotion, which some people like employers seem to expect.)

@verbumfeit @floppy @pcastela @codeberg It just clicked. Duh.

Code Mountain! The logo, the name 🤯

@floppy @verbumfeit @pcastela we are, just like wikipedia, operating not-for-profit. Our mission is to ensure freedom, build a free and safe home for Free and Open Source projects.

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