[sylpheed:37034] Re: Sylpheed project

Celejar celejar at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 04:39:04 JST 2021

On Fri, 8 Oct 2021 08:58:57 +0100
"1.anonimo.italiano at gmail.com" <1.anonimo.italiano at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Hiroyuki,
> thank you very much for theses 2 great news !
> I wish you the best at your projects at work.



> As I already have written in the mailing list a very few time ago, I
> strongly suggest sourceforge over github, or any other git repo from
> the free world.
> Github is now under Microsoft umbrella.


> 5th, I use daily 2 of the last very free internet browsers. From not


> long ago, when I accede to Github, in order to subscribe or even drop a
> message I have to add / install some Microsoft piece of code that,
> ironically only are available on ... Github.

Previously, you wrote:

> Git-Hub is under M$ dominion.

> While everyone may access Git-hub in read / download mode, access in
> registered mode, does demand to use a Browser that include some code
> from M$, or to add-install it in the Browser.

> Without this code, there is no way to register in Git-hub and thus no
> mailing list, no bug report, etc ...

> [explaining it here is way out of scope], 

> This do not appear as problem to most of us because most browser have
> that plug already installed by default !

> Happily, a few other browsers do not have it.

Can you please explain your claim that accessing Github via a browser
requires some sort of Microsoft plugin? I access Github fine via
Firefox on Debian, and I don't see any such plugin installed, default or
otherwise. Is this Microsoft code open or closed source?


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