Maybe I'm just really cynical, but I can't get excited about GitHub restoring a repo they wrongfully removed after a ton of pushback from the community. That doesn't make GitHub some open-source hero.

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@ascclemens as someone heavily biased against github, even I have to admit that $1M is an awful lot of putting your money where your mouth is

@sir With apparently $200M in revenue (and MS backing). It just smells like good PR people to me. Glad they're doing it, but I don't believe they're doing it because of their ideals.

@ascclemens Exactly. What happens with the next repo that's equally important but less charismatic? It'll get taken down.

I honestly wish GitHub had taken it down because then folks would know exactly what GitHub is and where it stakes its priorities 😕

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