I'd be interested to see how the situation develops, considering they don't require a CLA as far as I know, so not all copyright belongs to NGINX Inc. and FS therefore can't just close it all up.

I'd imagine their play would be to just increasingly cripple the FLOSS version so that you have to buy a license for running anything besides a personal blog.

It would be a shame for that to be the case, but you don't spent $600+ million expecting not to make a profit.

@MatejLach maybe I should try to move my personal stuff to Caddy


I was kinda brought back to when Oracle bought mysql. Debian removed mysql from its repos in favour of mariadb.
I can imagine that it will do the same with nginx also, and use a drop-in-replacement, such a tengine

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