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Subject: Re: Download libssh2 source via HTTPS?
Re: Download libssh2 source via HTTPS?
From: Peter Stuge <peter_at_stuge.se>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:27:15 +0100
Daniel Stenberg wrote:
I don't believe that "outsourcing" reduces friction. Quite the contrary.
As long as what one wants is *exactly* what is intended for one to want
As for barriers - have you read the github.com ToS recently?
The very first point is:
A. Account Terms
How about that for a barrier? If I was growing up on the internet
It is not common - but I think lowering the barrier is really important.
3. You must provide your name, a valid email address, and any other
That sounds like a significant barrier to me.
7. One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one free
That too sounds like a barrier to me.
> Apparently I'm not the only one thinking so.
Please read those terms again. I think they are absurd.
(But I know that they are absolutely required, because the service is
School teaches us that it is most convenient to be exactly like
If GitHub Inc. or SourceForge Inc. provide e.g. mailing lists with
For me that threshold is very different for a mailing list than for a
>> GitHub Inc. is a privately held company in the USA. I don't see how it
If the project uses those services then the project loses
>>> It is related to cost, but not strictly the price for the certificate but
Never before! :) It did sound like you were speaking for the services
> Of course I speak for myself and as the person admining www.libssh2.org.
That's of course all right!