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Re: Reducing allowed Vcs for packaging?

On Sun, Feb 26, 2023 at 07:25:57PM +0100, Diederik de Haas wrote:
> Apart from me not liking proprietary systems in general and M$ GitHub in 
> particular, you also run the risk of things disappearing entirely without any 
> notice and without any recourse.

Perhaps tomorrow some company like Oracle decides to buy GitLab Inc.,
and then Oracle GitLab stops the current Freemium business model
effective immediately.

Would anyone be able to provide security support for the stale free 
version, or would salsa be shutdown with the next CVE?

> C.I.P. https://github.com/community/community/discussions/48173
> where VundleVim (vim plugin manager) disappeared 'out of the blue'.
> (that vundlevim isn't packaged for Debian is irrelevant)

For anything in Debian, the package sources in Debian would not 
disappear when a repository (or salsa) disappears.


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