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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Issues on GitHub, Issues on GitHub


From: Michael McMahon
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Issues on GitHub, Issues on GitHub
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:51:26 -0400
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To join in the discussion about gitlab's librejs plan, you can find the
open ticket here: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/issues/15621

Note: You will need to allow nonfree javascript to participate in
liberating gitlab's javascript.

Best,
Michael McMahon | Web Developer, Free Software Foundation
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https://fsf.org | https://gnu.org

On 03/27/2019 06:24 AM, Dmitry Alexandrov wrote:
> bill-auger <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:05:58 -0500 Cal wrote:
>>> GitHub requires proprietary software (JavaScript).
>> most of the github website is functional with librejs, including opening bug 
>> reports and commenting on existing ones
> Yes, it’s indeed much more freedom-friendly than, say, GitLab, which is is 
> one of those wretched websites, that are not even _readable¹_ without running 
> ad-hoc nonfree software, yet ironically widely believed to be a better 
> alternative.
>
> However, GitHub still imposes nonfree software on you at the moment of 
> registration.  Due to its nature — it’s a CAPTCHA, that is it designed to be 
> unavoidable, there hardly any solution exists.
>
> -
> ¹ GitLab is actually even more miserable in that respect, than something like 
> https://code.gov, which honestly shows you faceplate, informing you, that its 
> developers were unable to create a proper web-interface.  GitLab, on the 
> other hand, presents an _incomplete_ page without any notice, basically lying 
> to an unaware visitor.
>
>
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