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Is Microsoft's GitHub Deal a Positive Development for Open-Source?

Jun 04, 2018, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

There was a time when Microsoft was the antithesis of everything that is open-source. On June 4, Microsoft announced that it is acquiring GitHub in a $7.5 billion deal that aims to help define Microsoft as a champion of open-source and operator of the world's largest open-source code repository.

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