Recommended Watch/Read: Free Software Needs Free Tools

Published 2020-06-03 on Anjan's Homepage

Signal boosting the excellent blog post and talk "Free Software Needs Free Tools" by Benjamin Mako Hill in which he gives the story of how git was created.

I agree with most if not all his recommendations following the story. Personally, I have been paying for a sourcehut membership for a while now and this story is the reason I continuously renew my paid account (aside from the fact sourcehut is amazing to develop on).

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via Drew DeVault's blog May 30, 2021

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via LOW←TECH MAGAZINE May 11, 2021

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via Pierre Neidhardt's homepage February 7, 2021

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