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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: GitHub Pages
Date Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:48:48 GMT
On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 9:45 AM, Ross Gardler (MS OPEN TECH) <> wrote:

> Is it really necessary for our web pages to be served from Apache
> hardware? If so, why?
> I understand why we want to control the canonical source, but do we really
> need to own web server?

I am mostly echoing what I have heard here.

But ...

> A concern, for me, would be if hosting on GitHub Pages meant that we could
> not easily switch to another host.

This is definitely a big deal and a non-trivial effort.  If we had dozens
of projects on GH and they went down/changed business model, I could
imagine weeks to months of outage as a result.

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