I'm also thinking of asking if we can open source some of my solutions which aren't directly linked to the business, i.e. any frameworks or .netcore add-ons I might write
I dont have a boss from the 19th century... we dont believe in the ottoman empire anymore
@hubiruchi luckily neither do I, they've just down things a particular way for years, and never thought to move on.
The move to GitLab is because no one knows the admin password for Visual Source Safe, so they only have one user who can log in, and if his PC does then they'll lose years of work and custom written reports.
Other bits are just me trying to streamline our processes.
When I first started at this place, I asked for the source code, and expected to be given a URL and some credentials for Git, or maybe SVN. (SVN was still pretty prevalent at that time.)
I was given a USB drive and told "there you go, make a copy of that."
I'm happy to say we've moved on from those days...!