#Gitea is joining the fediverse 🎉 We can now announce we've been accepted into the #NLnet funding round that we applied to. nlnet.nl/project/Gitea/

Thank you to @NGIZero @dachary @forgefriends and so many others for getting us to this point.

We are very much looking forward to many wonderful things that federation within forges can support.

@gitea @NGIZero @dachary @forgefriends Cool! Looking forward for that :)

Are there any thoughts about changing to a more sustainable licence like the ? With federation this gets especially important. The MIT licence makes 'embrace, extend, extinguish' extremely easy: Company X creates a proprietary Gitea fork, federates with the existing instances, makes significant improvements/offers to lure people into their product. Changing to their instance is smooth thanks to federation.

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... I assume (but don't know) that many people who invest their time into Gitea would be quite pissed with something like that happening.
If that's the case, then the AGPL is the better choice.

Corporations are maybe not yet after the Fediverse, but they will once it grows.

Of course, the MIT is a better choice if you want to work for future corporations instead of future users :)

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